16. 02. 2020

SACCH M: Cruzeiro win South American Club Championship for 7th time, Cachopa MVP

Source: globoesporte.globo.com, sadacruzeiro.com.br; Photo: Sada Cruzeiro/Twitter

362 0

Sada Cruzeiro beat UPCN San Juan Voley Club to win the South American Men’s Volleyball Club Championship for the seventh time.

 

Playing at home at the Ginásio do Riacho in Contagem, Brazilian Cruzeiro added one more title, seventh in total, of the continental championship, beating Argentinean side UPCN in the final of the 2020 Campeonato Sudamericano de Clubes by a 3-1 (25-18, 14-25, 25-19, 25-23). This title guarantees the “Fox” (Raposa) a place in the next FIVB Club World Championship that will be held at the end of the year.

UPCN scared Cruzeiro only in the second set when the Minas Gerias side committed as many as 11 errors and let rivals tie at 1-1. With 20 points, Argentinean Facundo Conte was the top scorer for Cruzeiro in the final. The setter of the winning side Fernando Kreling “Cachopa” was named MVP.

Cruzeiro became the most titled team in the South American Club Championship already last year when they won its sixth crown in the competition, also by defeating UPCN in the final. This was the 37th trophy for Cruzeiro since the moment Argentinean Marcelo Méndez took over their bench in 2010.

The bronze medal went to the Brazilian champions EMS Taubaté Funvic, who beat Bolívar Voley from Argentina in four sets.

Individual awards

Best Outside Hitters: Facundo Conte (Cruzeiro) and Miguel Ángel López (UPCN)

Best Middle Blockers: Otávio Pinto (Cruzeiro) and Maurício Souza (Taubaté)

Best Libero: Nicolás Perren (UPCN)

Best Setter: Sebastián Brajkovic (UPCN)

Best Opposite Hitter: Luan Weber (Cruzeiro)

MVP: Fernando Kreling “Cachopa” (Cruzeiro)

2020 Campeonato Sudamericano de Clubes - final day

 

Bracket

 

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Since you are here…

…we have a small favor to ask. WorldofVolley is one of the most popular volleyball websites in the world that provides many volleyball news daily. We are covering many worldwide competitions, trying to inform all of our fans by publishing the breaking news.

Since we want to keep our future much secure, consider this donate button as a way to support our work and to help us grow.

THANK YOU!

Donation
Choose Amount
Do you find this article useful?
+0   Yes     No   0-

No comments on this topic.

Post a comment

antiRobotImage

Latest comments

FIVB releases COVID-19 guidelines for restart of volleyball activities

At last the guidelines on Covid-19, from a top governing volleyball body.... I appreciate them. It is a progress. Some of recommendations are general, some specific for volleybal. It seems to be the soft legal instrument. Nevertheless they could assist to national VFs… Majority of recommendations are reasonable, some of them should not be a problem to kept, some will need a much bigger effort to be kept, some should be included yet. For this goal, there should be obtained a support (best voluntary) and discipline from athletes, coaches, officials, referees , medical staff, club owners, fans etc - realised what is in a stake… Media will have an important role in that..
For implementing of these measures there should be probably prepared also some Roadmap.. Perhaps it would be a suitable to consider the responsibility for pertinent officials, positions, and how to enforce crucial measures, recommendations, specified for this sport - if the situation would be worsen ....
We can hope , that these epidemiological preventive measures will be only temporary and volleyball will return soon to halls, and fans could see their teams personally.
Reply

SRB M: Stefana Veljkovic announces pregnancy

She wont miss the Olympics. She is already 4 months pregnant and will give birth early February. Enough time to recovery. Reply

Testimonials