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Volleybalsters books oefenzege on Italy to debut coach Morrison

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Volleybalsters books oefenzege on Italy to debut coach Morrison

The Dutch volleybalsters have Friday their first match under the new coach, Jamie Morrison won. In a practice duel was Italy defeated with 3-1.

Orange played in Apeldoorn will be the first of two friendly matches against the Italian opponent. The match results were 25-17, 22-25, 25-21 and 25-23.

Morrison was in February appointed as successor to Giovanni Guidetti, with Orange fourth was the Play of Rio. The American has no experience as a head coach, but the past four years the assistant of Guidetti at the Turkish club Vakifbank.

The 36-year-old Morrison was in Apeldoorn, the netherlands have almost the whole squad that also participated in the Play. Judith Pietersen was missing and Quinta Steenbergen is stopped at Orange.

Saturday, a friendly against Italy in Hoogeveen. The volleybalsters begin Wednesday in the world cup qualifier in Azerbaijan. Only the first place gives right to direct qualification.

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