Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - China host Japan Friday in
Jiangmen, as the two sides go head-to-head for the 45th time in an Asian
classic at a world competition, when they meet for the 2018 FIVB
Volleyball Nations League. Japan are theoretically still in the race for
a ticket the Final Six, though it does remain a long shot. Japan lead
their series with China at world level 27-17.