MANILA, Philippines —The match between China and France in the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) men’s division scheduled for Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum has due to health and safety protocols.
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced on Monday evening that China won’t be able to field six players in their 3 p.m. match against France, which will automatically award a 3-0 victory for the French Spikers.
“The Chinese men’s national team is unable to field six players for the match, which was due to take place in the Philippines on 22 June, due to medical circumstances related to COVID-19,” the world volleyball wrote in a statement. “The FIVB and Volleyball…
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