27. 01. 2020

ITA W: China National Team middle blocker joins Caserta

Source: volalto.net; Photo: Zheng Yixin - 郑益昕/Facebook

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The Italian women’s volleyball side Golden Tulip VolAlto 2.0 Caserta engaged the China National Team player.

 

Zheng Yixin came to the club fighting to avoid relegation in Serie A directly from China.

The middle blocker spent the first part of the season in Guangdong, finishing 4th in the Chinese Championship. The 24-year-old player won the gold medal with the country’s U20 national team in the 2013 FIVB World Championship. Two years later, Yixin took the gold medal in the Asian U23 Championship. With the senior national team, she claimed the title in the Asian Volleyball Cup twice (2016, 2018) and in the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup.

Caserta found themselves in the middle of a scandal for letting go of nearly half of the squad, mostly foreigners, and played the first couple of matches in 2020 with several youth team members instead of them.

 

See our sections - Transfers - Done Deals and Transfers - Rumors.

 

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