26. 12. 2019

RUSSIAN CUP M: Zenit-Kazan crowned 6th time in a row and become record holders

Source: zenit-kazan.com; Photo: Volleyball club Zenit-Kazan/Facebook

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For the second year in a row, the outcome of the final of the Russian Men’s Volleyball Cup was the same: Zenit-Kazan beat Zenit Saint-Petersburg.


Zenit-Kazan are the winners of the 2019 Russian Cup, lifting the trophy in the competition for the 6th straight time. In addition, the team coached by Aleksey Verbov became the new record holder of the national cup with 9 trophies (Belogorie have 8). In the final match, which was held in their city but not in their hall (Final 4 was held in the Volleyball Centre of Saint-Petersburg), Zenit-Kazan swept the namesakes Zenit Saint-Petersburg by a 3-0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-20).

The opposite hitter of the winning side, Tsvetan Sokolov was the most productive player of the match. Bulgarian scored 14 points, which was more by one point compared to the top scorer of the Saint-Petersburg side, Cuban Oreol Camejo.

2019 Russian Men’s Volleyball Cup – final

Zenit-Kazan - Zenit Saint-Petersburg 3-0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-20)



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