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Monday, April 10th 2017, 7:55am

Osasco is in the Final. But the final is in 2 weeks, what will they be doing during these 2 weeks?!?!.
2 weeks off is too much. They will loose some of their rythm. Plus the Final as usual at 10am. :down: (And they spent the past 5 months playing at 10 PM). Nobody deserves to play at 10pm and neither at 10am.

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:06pm

Sorry guys, but tonight Minas will play against Rexona?

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:08pm

Sorry guys, but tonight Minas will play against Rexona?


No, it will be 11/04 Tuesday, 9:30 PM local time :D

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:08pm

Sorry guys, but tonight Minas will play against Rexona?

Tomorrow, I think.

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:10pm

the final is single match again ?
meso mi ra se beno...

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:10pm

Sorry guys, but tonight Minas will play against Rexona?

Tomorrow, I think.

Thank You! :)

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:13pm

the final is single match again ?


Unfortunately, yes. But at least we had semifinals in 5 games and this one (Minas x Rexona) is really good!

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 10:24pm

Today we will have the final match of the Superleague B (it's like the Brazilian Serie A2): Hinode/Barueri (coached by Zé Roberto, with olympic medalist Erika and other familiar faces such as Suelle, Fernanda Isis and Ana Cristina) versus Curitibano (Cristina Pirv is the manager, and olympic champion Valeskinha plays there).
The winner gets a direct spot in the next Superleague and the vice-champion will have a last chance in a few months, in another tournament.

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Monday, April 10th 2017, 11:53pm

The final is a single match, because Rede Globo the TV channel that holds the broadcast rights, is always only willing to broadcast 1 game only, and that is on Sunday at 10am, they probably could do on Saturday also, but it had to be the same time. Or they probably could do it 5 games, but Globo would not broadcast the game any day of the week besides the weekend morning, so basically they would play 1 game per week only, the final would last from 3 to 5 weeks olololol.

But at least it will be on national tv and everyone can watch. And I prefer a single game, it is just more exciting. I wish all leagues the final was a single game.

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 12:24am

I'm not really sure why Suelle chose to play there.. I mean she for sure is not a spectacular player, but much better than some who got to play in the top 4 teams this season.. I find her a really good receiver and a strong server

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 1:51am

I'm not really sure why Suelle chose to play there.. I mean she for sure is not a spectacular player, but much better than some who got to play in the top 4 teams this season.. I find her a really good receiver and a strong server
She had an awful season in Osasco last year. She was hired to be one of the main OHs but benched to Gabi the entire year.
Then she went to Pinheiros, a smaller club, to try to find her best shape but before the season even started she fought with the coach and decided to leave.
By then, there was no other major club for her to be hired so she got an invitation by Zé Roberto. I think this is the best she could have gotten at that time.

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 2:13am

Suelle said they did not even get paid for a while, until a sponsor showed up. But it was part of the agreement, they knew they would not get paid from the get go.


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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 2:30am

No one was getting paid. Zé Roberto was giving food and accomodations in his training center.
Many of these girls were retired (Ana Cristina, Fe Isis, Michele), others hadn't signed with any other club and the rest are younger girls playing their first professional league.

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 7:10am

I'm not really sure why Suelle chose to play there.. I mean she for sure is not a spectacular player, but much better than some who got to play in the top 4 teams this season.. I find her a really good receiver and a strong server
She had an awful season in Osasco last year. She was hired to be one of the main OHs but benched to Gabi the entire year.
Then she went to Pinheiros, a smaller club, to try to find her best shape but before the season even started she fought with the coach and decided to leave.
By then, there was no other major club for her to be hired so she got an invitation by Zé Roberto. I think this is the best she could have gotten at that time.


I know she didn't do well in Osasco, although there were matches where she played good.. I didn't know about this Pinheros situation, thanks

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 6:37pm

According to wikipedia. The last time Rio de Janeiro did not make to the final was back in 2003/2004. And after than they won the next 4 seasons.

And the last time Minas made to the final was back in the 2003/2004 when they lost for Osasco.


Rio de Janeiro won the past 4 seasons. I don`t think any team have won 5 in a row.

A lot on the line tonight. If Rexona looses I guess Bernardinho will end his career with a loss?! ( If he retires).

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "rbdfabio" (Apr 11th 2017, 11:34pm)


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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 8:34pm

Bernardo won't retire.
You are a little bit wrong... Rexona was a finalist in the 2004/2005 season, not Minas. They lost the final series to Osasco by 3x0. The two first matches were 3x2 and the last one was 3x0. It was one of the best final series I have ever seen...I miss those days...I don't like the finals in only one match.

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 8:54pm

The fall of Rexona-Ades could benefit Brazilian league overall. Means the teams are getting there. I just hope this won't coincide with the probablE rise of American Volleyball League though.

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 10:40pm

When does the match start?

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 11:18pm

9:30pm local time

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 11:35pm


Bernardo won't retire.
You are a little bit wrong... Rexona was a finalist in the 2004/2005 season, not Minas. They lost the final series to Osasco by 3x0. The two first matches were 3x2 and the last one was 3x0. It was one of the best final series I have ever seen...I miss those days...I don't like the finals in only one match.
U r right, I got it wrong.. Rexona missed the final in 2003/2004.

And I was thinking Bernardinho was retiring after this season, because someone said he was getting into politics and the reason Unilever won`t sponsor anymore is because he was retiring.

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