ANKARA

Turkish volleyball club VakifBank made a good start to the 2019 Women’s FIVB Club World Championship as they beat Brazil’s Dentil Praia 3-0 on Tuesday.

VakifBank defeated Dentil Praia with 27-25, 25-20 and 25-20 sets in their first Pool B match in Shaoxing, China.

The Turkish club will take on Italy’s Igor Gorgonzola in their second match of the competition on Thursday.

VakifBank — the 2013, 2017 and 2018 champions — are in the Pool B along with Igor Gorgonzola, Dentil Praia and Chinese club Tianjin Bohai Bank.

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