FIVB Women World Championships: Turkey falls to Russia

By Musa Samur

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey on Sunday lost the first match against Russia in the group competition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan.

Japan hosts the world’s best 24 teams in six different cities during the tournament between Sept. 29-Oct. 20.

Dubbed "Filenin Sultanları" (Sultans of the Net), the Turkish team fell to Russia in the first match of the second round of the Group F which ended with a 0-3 score.

The next round of the Turkish national team in the second round of the Group F will be against the U.S. on Monday.