Rika Nomoto scored 18 points to help Japan record a 3-0 win over rivals Korea in the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup
Tokyo, Japan, September 5, 2017 – Rika Nomoto guided Japan to a 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 26-24) win over their continental rivals Korea in the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Tuesday.
Nomoto’s double-digit output for Japan in the opening set led to an 18-point finish, which included 17 attacks and a block. Mami Uchiseto and Risa Shinnabe added 13 and 12 points, while their setter Koyomi Tominaga also contributed in scoring with 5 points. Ha Hyejin and Lee Jaeyong led Korea with 20 and 16 points in the losing effort.