05. 04. 2020

TUR W: Eczacıbaşı replacing one American duo with another

Source: dal15al25.gazzetta.it, volleynews.it; Photo:

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The roster of the Turkish women’s volleyball side Eczacıbaşı VitrA will undergo significant changes, rumors say.

 

According to Gian Luca Pasini, Eczacıbaşı will hire an American duo of players. Chiaka Ogbogu has been chosen for the role of middle blocker. This season, she wore the jersey of Italy’s Imoco Volley Conegliano. Together with her, the “Tigers” are ready to hire youngster Jordan Thompson, who has just completed her premiere professional season, playing for Eczacıbaşı’s home title rivals Fenerbahçe Opet.

Volley News added that these two will replace an existing American duo: the setter Carli Lloyd and the middle blocker Lauren Gibbemeyer.

 

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

 

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VNL must be an event that helps new players gain experience so that they can later join their country's first team. Serbia has always participated with its 2nd or 3rd team. The big tournaments are the Olympics Games, the World Championships and the continental championships. No one remembers who won the vnl. Ask a player to answer please. All for money fivb!!! Reply

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