22. 02. 2020

SACCH W: Minas dominate Praia to conquer Sudamericano for 3rd time in a row

Source: voleysur.org; Photo: Minas Tênis Clube - Vôlei/Facebook

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Itambé/Minas win the classic of the Minas Gerias state against Dentil/Praia Clube, valid for the last round of the 2020 South American Women’s Volleyball Club Championship in Uberlândia (Brazil), and maintained hegemony in the continent with three consecutive titles.

 

Minas dominated hosts Praia in the all-Brazilian duel of the 2020 Sudamericano de Clubes femenino to win the event for the fifth time, the third in a row (1999, 2000, 2018, 2019 and 2020).

In what turned out to be a decisive match of the last round between the two undefeated sides, the Belo Horizonte beat prevailed in the “clássico mineiro” by a 3-0 (25-22, 27-25, 25-16) at the Arena Sabiazinho, in Uberlândia. In addition, the victory of Minas guarantees them a direct ticket in the next edition of the FIVB Club World Championship that will be held at the end of the year. The squad coached by Italian Nicola Negro won the competition without losing a single set in all four games.

Argentinean side San Lorenzo secured a bronze medal yesterday.

Individual awards:

MVP - Thaísa - Minas

Best Libero - Léia - Minas

Best Outside Hitter - Rabadzhieva - Minas

Second Best Outside Hitter - Bulaich - San Lorenzo

Best Middle Blocker - Carol Gattaz - Minas

Second Best Middle Blocker - Carol - Praia

Best Setter - Macris - Minas

Best Opposite Hitter - Martínez - Praia

 

2020 Sudamericano de Clubes femenino - Round 5

 

Standings

 

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1 Comments about "SACCH W: Minas dominate Praia to conquer Sudamericano for 3rd time in a row"

23.02.2020 | 01:56 |   Preto [unregistered]

Rabadzhieva is amazing. Thaisa is incredible.

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