• Kyodo


Russian international attacker Pavel Abramov scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Toray Arrows to a 3-1 victory over the NEC Blue Rockets and their first men’s V-League title on Saturday.

The Arrows, who won Game 1 of the best-of-three V-League final on Friday, came from behind to win 20-25, 25-20, 25-22, 25-20 in Game 2 at Saitama Super Arena to go one better on their previous best finish in the league.

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