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Best ever World Cup

Best ever World Cup

World Champions Germany unanimously voted the Cambodia Cellcard 2009 WOVD Volleyball World Cup the best tournament they'd ever attended at a team meeting prior to their departure Monday. Coach Athanasious Papageorgiou and the team bid farewell to the organising committee Monday morning, informing them of their vote taken the night before. The professionalism of the CNVLD together with the nationwide passion for the event, the electric atmosphere in the packed Olympic Stadium and the welcome from the Cambodian people, all influenced the decision of the most experienced team in the world, the team said.

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