Lokomotiv completes prelims with fifth win
2013 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Women
Baku, Azerbaijan, December 11, 2012. Lokomotiv BAKU claimed also its last match in the prelims of the 2013 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Women by downing Crvena Zvezda BEOGRAD of Serbia in straight sets (25-21, 25-13, and 25-17) to complete their run with a record of five wins and only one defeat in Pool F.
Czech Aneta Havlickova top scored for Lokomotiv with 24 points and libero Mariya Filipova stood out in defense for the home side. “Some people say that Lokomotiv is the real sensation of this season but I do not think so” she says. “Last year we claimed the Challenge Cup and this year we are participating in the Champions League. I just want to say one thing: to all teams who feel they are strong, wait for us, we are coming strong!”
“We are very happy to finish first in the group; today we played a good game and I am happy with the victory. However, the most interesting and captivating part of the season is yet to come” adds head coach Giuseppe Cuccarini.
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