Vakifbank reached the top of the Champions League for the 6th time in their career.

Vakifbank scored a set score 3-1 (27-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25 -17) and reached the top.

Both Vakifbank and Exashibashi are clubs representing the Turkiye League, and this final was a match between the houses of Turkiye. Exashibashi is a team that boasts 17 league titles and Vakifbank 12 times.

However, the status of the two teams in the Champions League was slightly different. Exashibasi has won one championship in the 2014-2015 season, but Vakifbank recorded its first win in the 2010-2011 season and lifted the Champions League trophy for the first time as a Turkish club. It was a proud team. In addition, in the 2021-2022 season, he also won the Champions League and had the qualification of’defending champion’.

The whistle announcing the start of the final match sounded, and both teams showed a tight game from the first set, but Vakifbank’s Ogbogu (USA) scored consecutively in blocking and attacking scores at 25-25, making the first set their own.

Afterwards, the game was dominated by Vakifbank. And at the center was Paola Egonu (Italy). During the game, Egonu scored 37 points for attack, 2 points for blocking, and 1 point for serving, and accumulated a total of 40 points, and showed an attack success rate of 65%, proving once again why he is called the best player in the world.

In addition, Gabriela Guimaraes (Brazil) also helped Egonu with 15 points including 3 blocks.

Although Tiana Voskovic (Serbia) scored 16 points, Exashibashi had only a 37% attack success rate and had to be content with winning the 3rd set due to being defeated by Egonu in an ace match, failing to lead the team to victory.

Bakifbank overwhelms in all areas against Exashibashi. He sat highest in Europe with more offense scoring (63-56), blocking (14-9) and serving (6-1).

With this win, both Vakifbank and coach Guidetti lifted their 6th Champions League trophy, while Egonou reached the top of the Champions League for his 3rd individual.

On the other hand, coach Cesar Hernandez, the head coach of the Korean women’s volleyball team and the power analyst of Vakifbank, also posted ‘Champions league? Done!’, he posted a photo and showed himself enjoying the victory.안전놀이터

Coach Cesar, who has been active as a power analyst at Bakifbank since 2019, has decided to leave Bakifbank at the end of this season, and his future destination has not yet been confirmed.

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