Skip Navigation LinksNews > News
News
10/01/2017 22:36
VakifBank claim ‘Clash of the Titans’ with arch-rivals Eczacibasi VitrA
2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Women

Luxembourg, January 10, 2017. The group stage of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Women resumed on Tuesday after the break due to the holiday season with probably the best match any Volleyball fan could ask for. Eczacibasi VitrA and VakifBank added another chapter to their rivalry in the ‘Match of the Week’ with the team coached by Giovanni Guidetti eventually emerging victorious from the Istanbul derby.

VakifBank caught a flying start to the matchup with Eczacibasi and at some point it looked like they were cruising to a would-be quite sensational 3-0 victory. However, the reigning club world champs fought their way back and the ‘Clash of the Titans’ starring a good share of the world’s best Volleyball players ended in a tie-break where VakifBank came out on top to seal a hard-fought, much desired 3-2 victory (25-21, 25-21, 21-25, 20-25, 15-10) to keep a perfect record after completion of two rounds in Pool D. Tijana Boskovic top scored in the match with 27 points for Eczacibasi but Serbia’s Volleyball star could not make up for the 44 points that VakifBank’s superstars Zhu Ting (23) and Lonneke Slöetjes (21) produced together.

In that same pool, Russia’s Uralochka-NTMK EKATERINBURG made up for a slow start and after losing the opening set to reigning German national champions DRESDNER SC, the players coached by legendary disciplinarian Nikolay Karpol rallied to a 3-1 victory (16-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-16), to celebrate their first hurrah in this year’s CEV Volleyball Champions League. “Our start to the match was not that good, but we managed to find back our rhythm and concentration and eventually played our game. Tonight’s opponent was a very strong one,” Karpol said after the match.



In Pool A, Chemik POLICE did not leave any chance to Telekom BAKU of Azerbaijan as Poland’s champs recorded a comprehensive 3-0 victory (25-16, 25-21, 25-20) to make up for their home loss to Liu Jo Nordmeccanica MODENA from the previous round. Malwina Smarzek, the young Polish spiker playing for Chemik, top scored with 16 points as Olena Hasanova scored 11 times for Telekom BAKU in their losing effort.

In the last match of the day, there was one more reason to celebrate for Poland’s Volleyball family as Tauron MKS DABROWA GORNICZA extended their positive run in Europe’s elite club competition by virtue of their 3-1 win (25-18, 25-15, 20-25, 25-22) over French rookies ST-RAPHAËL Var VB. 

Click here for more info including results, stats, pictures and much more

News nr. 235 of 8324
11/01/2017 08:19:00
TS Volley DUEDINGEN celebrate historic CEV Cup premiere in Fribourg
10/01/2017 21:11:00
Jászberény ready to host #EuroVolleyU18W qualifying event
Advanced Search
From:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
To:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Search for:
select

LiveScore
   
2017 CL M
Pool A
 
 
18:00Local Time
ISTANBUL BBSK
vs.
Zaksa KĘDZIERZYN-KOŹLE
View
Live
20:30Local Time
Noliko MAASEIK
vs.
Dinamo MOSCOW
Live
2017 CL M
Pool B
 
 
21:00Local Time
Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA
vs.
BERLIN Recycling Volleys
Live
18:00Local Time
Asseco Resovia RZESZÓW
vs.
Dukla LIBEREC
View
Live
2017 CL M
Pool C
 
 
20:00Local Time
Zenit KAZAN
vs.
Arkas IZMIR
View
Live
20:00Local Time
VfB FRIEDRICHSHAFEN
vs.
PARIS Volley
Live
2017 CL M
Pool D
 
 
20:00Local Time
PGE Skra BELCHATÓW
vs.
S.C.M."U" CRAIOVA
View
Live
17:00Local Time
ACH Volley LJUBLJANA
vs.
Azimut MODENA
View
Live
2017 CL M
Pool E
 
 
18:00Local Time
Belogorie BELGOROD
vs.
Knack ROESELARE
View
Live
19:00Local Time
Sir Sicoma Colussi PERUGIA
vs.
Halkbank ANKARA
View
Live
2017 CC M
4th Finals
 
 
20:30Local Time
LPR Volley PIACENZA
vs.
TRENTINO Diatec
Live
2017 CHC M
4th Finals
 
 
19:00Local Time
Ziraat Bankasi ANKARA
vs.
Draisma Dynamo APELDOORN
View
Live
20:00Local Time
Galatasaray HDI ISTANBUL
vs.
Maccabi TEL-AVIV
View
Live


Calendar
Calendar
Title and navigation
<<<March 2017>>>
March 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
272812345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
3456789