Yuki Ishii and Erika Araki led Brazil to a 3-2 win over Brazil in the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup
Nagoya, Japan, September 8, 2017 – Yuki Ishii and Erika Araki helped Japan to bounce back with a 3-2 (25-18, 25-27, 25-15, 16-25, 15-6) win over defending champions Brazil in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Grand Champions Cup at the Nippon Gaishi Hall on Friday.
Ishii topped all scorers with 18 points, while Araki tallied 18 markers, including six blocks to power the Japanese offence and defence. Risa Shinnabe and Mami Uchiseto added 15 and 12 points, respectively. Brazilians Natalia Pereira and Ana Beatriz Correa led their side with 15 and 13 points.