07. 02. 2018

KOR M: Vixtorm break 3-game losing streak by throwing title favorites Bluefangs on their knees

Source: kovo.co.kr; Photo: instagram.com/yeonpill_kovo

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Suwon Korea Electric Power Corporation Vixtorm scored a surprising win in Round 28 of the Korean men’s volleyball championship 2017-2018 Dodram Variety League (V-League).

 

After suffering three defeats in a row in V-League, Suwon Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) Vixtorm downed one of the two main title favorites Daejeon Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Bluefangs on the road by a 3-2 (19-25, 25-15, 25-22, 17-25, 15-10.

With this win, Kepco kept their playoff chances alive. They are currently fourth-placed, while three best sides in the regular stage will advance to the playoffs (No.1 will earn an automatic berth).

The Brazilian Felipe Banderó topped the winning side with 30 points, while the Dutch Thijs ter Horst poured in 35 points for the second-placed Bluefangs.

 

See results and standings by visiting our KOR National Championship 2017/2018 / Male / Seniors page.

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