1990 FIVB Volleyball World League

The 1990 FIVB Volleyball World League was the first edition of the annual men's international volleyball tournament, played by 8 countries from 27 April to 15 July 1990. The Final Round was held in Osaka, Japan.

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B

  Brazil
  France
  Italy
  United States

  China
  Japan
  Netherlands
  Soviet Union

Intercontinental roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Italy 21 9 3 31 19 1.632 0 0 MAX
2   Brazil 21 9 3 29 20 1.450 0 0 MAX
3   France 17 5 7 24 26 0.923 0 0 MAX
4   United States 13 1 11 15 34 0.441 0 0 MAX

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Netherlands 23 11 1 34 4 8.500 0 0 MAX
2   Soviet Union 20 8 4 26 15 1.733 0 0 MAX
3   Japan 17 5 7 16 23 0.696 0 0 MAX
4   China 12 0 12 2 36 0.056 0 0 MAX

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
14 July
 
 
  Italy3
 
15 July
 
  Soviet Union2
 
  Italy3
 
14 July
 
  Netherlands0
 
  Netherlands3
 
 
  Brazil0
 
3rd place match
 
 
15 July
 
 
  Soviet Union1
 
 
  Brazil3

SemifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
14 Jul Italy   3–2   Soviet Union 15–12 16–17 15–11 14–16 15–9 75–65
14 Jul Netherlands   3–0   Brazil 15–7 15–7 15–10     45–24

3rd place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
15 Jul Soviet Union   1–3   Brazil 16–14 7–15 10–15 12–15   45–59

FinalEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
15 Jul Italy   3–0   Netherlands 15–7 16–14 16–14     47–35

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player
  Andrea Zorzi
  • Best Spiker
  Ron Zwerver
  • Best Blocker
  Andrea Gardini
  • Best Setter
  Paolo Tofoli

External linksEdit