Dinamo KAZAN goes for home victory to follow up on straight victory in Zurich
2014 CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions League - Women
Russia, October 29, 2013. On Wednesday Dinamo KAZAN will be playing its first
home match in the 2014 CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions League against Poland’s
Tauron MKS DABROWA GORNICZA. In the first round played last week Dinamo and
Tauron MKS scored straight victories as they easily edged Volero ZÜRICH and
Stiinta BACAU respectively.
is the third season for Dinamo KAZAN in Europe’s elite club tournament. In
2012, the team from Tatarstan won bronze while last year they lost to Rabita
BAKU of Azerbaijan in the Playoffs 6. Tauron MKS DABROWA GORNICZA returned to
the CEV Volleyball Champions League last year. They failed to qualify from the
pool suffering defeats from Eczacibasi VitrA ISTANBUL and Azerrail BAKU.
all the opponents we have in our group, Volero ZÜRICH is the most familiar for
us. As for Tauron MKS DABROWA GORNICZA, I know nothing about this team. I’m
sure the coaches will tell us how to play. In the Champions League you cannot
underestimate your rivals, so we need to psych ourselves up before every match”,
said the Italian wing spiker of Dinamo KAZAN Antonella Del Core.
weekend, Dinamo KAZAN scored the sixth victory in a row in the Russian
Superleague and became the sole leader of the tournament. In an away match, KAZAN
routed another representative of Russia in the 2014 CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions
League – Omichka OMSK REGION 3:0 (26-24, 25-15, and 27-25).
and mental determination were optimal in Omsk and it helped us achieve the
desired result. Although after a long flight from Zurich, one could prepare for
the worst scenario. However, it would be premature to say that the team is
fully ready. Soon there will be a break in the club competition due to the
World Grand Champions Cup in Japan. We’ll take this time to master combinations
and achieve a better team work”, said the head coach of Dinamo KAZAN Rishat
The match against
Tauron MKS DABROWA GORNICZA will be the first one the spectators will have to
buy tickets for. Prior to that Volleyball in Kazan has always been free of