Josefa Fabiola Almeida De Sousa Alves
- Volero Zürich
- Birth Date
- Birth Place
- 184 cm
- 70 kg
17 - JOSEFA FABÍOLA ALMEIDA DE SOUZA (FABÍOLA)
- 03.02.82 - 70 kg - 1,84m - Brasília (DF)
Fabíola starded her carrer in Força Olímpica (DF), in 1998, the same
year she won the Youth South-American Championship with the brazilian team. In
the following year, she got the silver medal in the Youth World Championship.
In 2000, conquered the gold medal in Junior South-American Championship and was
contracted for Rexona (PR). In the following season, got the Junior World
Championship and the Superliga 00/01 with MRV/Minas (MG). Her first appearence
in the brazilian female team was in 2002, with the coach Marco Aurélio Motta.
She participated in Montreaux Volley Master, in Swiss, and in Grand Prix, in
Russia. After playing for São Caetano (SP) in 2004 and 2005, she stayed out of
the team because of the birth of her daughter Andressa. Last season, she played
in her birth city, for BrasilTelecom (DF). In 2007, she returned for the
brazilian national team and finished the World Grand Prix in fifth place and
won a gold medal in the South American Championship, besides of getting the
second place in the World Cup. In 2009 she was part of the team that won the
Final Four tournament. In 2010, Fabíola leaded Brazil in the conquest of the
silver medals during the FIVB World Grand Prix and the FIVB World Championship.
In 2011, she was part of the team that achieved the gold medal at the Pan
American Cup and the South American Championship. She also helped Brazil to
earn the second place finish at the World Grand Prix. In 2012, Fabíola helped
Brazil to achieved the silver medal at the FIVB World Grand Prix. In 2013,
Fabíola helped Brazil to win the South American Championship, in Ica, Peru and
the World Grand Champions Cup. In 2014, Fabíola was part of the team that won
the gold medal in the World Grand Prix.