Skip Navigation LinksNews > News
News
17/01/2013 17:58
Turkey's rookie edges Czech champions to continue splendid European campaign
2013 CEV Volleyball Cup - Men

Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, January 17, 2013. With about 1’000 fans in attendance, Turkey’s Maliye Milli Piyango ANKARA edged on Thursday the hosts of Jihostroj CESKE BUDEJOVICE with the score of 3:1 (21-25, 25-15, 25-23, and 27-25) in what was their first clash for the Challenge Round of the 2013 CEV Volleyball Cup – Men.
Even though they eventually lost the match, the home heroes had caught a good start setting the pace of the game in the opening set as they had started their quest without libero David Juracka and their best spiker Andy Rojas. Jihostroj had chosen wing-spiker Petr Michalek as their libero but still the Czechs could impose their supremacy going up 18:14 and 20:18 before closing it at 25-21.
The guests from Turkey, however, bounced back in set 4 moving up 14:9 and with a superb display of power and technique from the serving line by their Serbian player Marko Ivovic they could easily keep control of the operations (16:8) and finish it off with a speedy 25-15.
Jihostroj changed their setter in the third set opting for Petr Zapletal who replaced Filip Habr; with their spiker Peter Platenik on fire, the Czechs went up 8:5 by the first mandatory stop and fought bravely supported by their many fans (16:13). Habr moved the score to 18:13 with some excellent serves but Ivovic restored the balance for ANKARA, eventually propelling a terrific final rush by his side that could move the charts to 2:1 (25-23).
Jihostroj seemed capable of calling for a tie-break as the Czechs got a margin of two points by the second technical time-out but their best spiker, Peter Platenik, got injured by the score of 17 all. In a close final rush Maliye Milli Piyango once more had the upper hand and could celebrate a 3:1 win edging their opponents in all fundamentals and especially from the serving line where Ivovic scored 5 aces all alone.
“It was a very good match and I have to recognize that our opponents served really well tonight. It is a pity that Platenik got injured during this game but next week we’ll fight with all our hearts in Ankara to make it to the semis” said Czech middle-blocker Radek Mach.  

Click here for more info including detailed stats of the match

News nr. 247 of 749
17/01/2013 23:23:16
Eczacibasi claims away win to set their eyes on Playoffs 6
16/01/2013 22:54:51
Home show of strength for Zaksa to down Noliko in straight sets
Advanced Search
From:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
To:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Search for:
select

LiveScore
   
2015 CLM
Pool A
 
 
18:00Local Time
Tomis CONSTANTA
vs.
#Dragons LUGANO
View
Live
2015 CLM
Pool C
 
 
18:00Local Time
Budvanska Rivijera BUDVA
vs.
BERLIN Recycling Volleys
View
Live
2015 CLM
Pool E
 
 
20:30Local Time
Cucine Lube TREIA
vs.
PARIS Volley
View
Live
2015 CCM
16th Final
 
 
19:30Local Time
Biogas Volley NÄFELS
vs.
Draisma Dynamo APELDOORN
View
Live
19:00Local Time
MOK ROVINJ
vs.
Landstede ZWOLLE
View
Live
20:5Local Time
Selver TALLINN
vs.
VaLePa SASTAMALA
View
Live
2015CHCM
2nd Round
 
 
18:00Local Time
UVC Holding GRAZ
vs.
Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL
View
Live


Calendar
Calendar
Title and navigation
<<<November 2014>>>
November 2014
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
272829303112
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
1234567