In the women’s division, Heungkuk Life Insurance beat Pepper and enjoyed 3 consecutive wins.
Men’s professional volleyball Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which ranked last season last season, defeated last year’s champion Korean Air and then runner-up Hyundai Capital in succession this season. In the women’s division, Heungkuk Life Insurance defeated Pepper Savings Bank and recorded three consecutive wins.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance won a shutout win with a set score of 3-0 (27-25 25-2125-17) in an away game against Hyundai Capital in the 2023-24 season Dodram V-League men’s division held at Yu Gwan-sun Gymnasium in Cheonan on the 22nd.
After one loss, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance won two games in a row and climbed to second place in the league with two wins and one loss (5 points).
Korean Air and Hyundai Capital are both strong in the V-League, and are teams that advanced to the championship game last season and won the championship and runner-up. However, in the new season, they all fell victim to Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s upward trend.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance suffered a loss in the opening match against Woori Card, but then beat Korean Air 3-2 and even beat Hyundai Capital 3-0 that day, riding a good trend. Hyundai Capital fell into a swamp of 3 consecutive losses (0 points).
For Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, Yosvani Hernández (registered name Yosvani)토스카지노 scored the most points combined for both teams with 29 points, and Kim Jeong-ho also scored in double digits with 10 points.
Hyundai Capital’s Ahmed Ikhbairi (registered name: Ahmed), who played for Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance until last season, scored 20 points against his former team, but did not shine as the team was completely defeated.
In the first set, 25-25 deuce, the biggest match of the day, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance took the lead by scoring a point with Yosvani’s back attack after scoring a point due to opponent Heo Soo-bong’s serve error.
From then on, the trend continued with Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance taking a significant lead and Hyundai Capital struggling to catch up.
In the end, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance finished the game in three sets without facing any major danger.
Heungkuk Life Insurance defeated Pepper Savings Bank with a set score of 3-0 (25-19 26-24 29-27) in the women’s match held at Samsan Gymnasium in Incheon.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, which had 3 consecutive wins since the opening, recorded 3 wins (8 points) and took the lead. Pepper Savings Bank defeated Korea Expressway Corporation in the last game and reported its first win of the season in the opening two games, but was unable to maintain that momentum.
Heungkuk Life Insurance led the way to victory with Jelena Mrazenovic (registered name Jelena) scoring 23 points and Kim Yeon-kyung scoring 20 points.
For Pepper Savings Bank, Yasmin Bedart (registered name Yasmin) scored 28 points, the most for both teams, but it was not enough to win.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, which won the first set comfortably, escaped the crisis with Kim Yeon-kyung and Kim Su-ji’s ‘best friend duo’ at the forefront when falling behind 23-24 in the second set. Kim Su-ji scored two serves, and Kim Yeon-kyung scored a quick opener to make it 26-24.
In the 3rd set, they fell behind 18-21 and thought the game would continue until the 4th set, but Heungkuk Life Insurance won 29-27 after a long deuce thanks to Kim Yeon-kyung and Yelena’s quick opening and Kim Chae-yeon’s blocking score, and the game was shut out.