• Kyodo


Sarina Koga played a starring role as the Japan women’s volleyball team breezed past Serbia in straight sets in its opening match at the FIVB World Grand Prix on Thursday.

Wing spiker Koga scored 20 points, with 16 attacks, 3 blocks and one ace serve in Rio Olympic-bound Japan’s 31-29, 25-18, 28-26 win.

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