30. 09. 2020

TUR M: Huge upset – Sorgun inflict first defeat to Halkbank in season, COVID-19 postpones 2 games

Source: tvf-web.dataproject.com; Photo: tvf.org.tr

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Sorgun Bld. spoiled Halkbank’s plans of extending the unbeaten streak in the 2020/21 Turkish men’s volleyball Championship.


Sorgun did what no team managed to achieve in five rounds since the beginning of the 2020/21 AXA Sigorta Efeler Ligi regular season.

The club from Yozgat inflicted a first defeat to Halkbank, interrupting the rival’s five-game run: 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-18). Furthermore, Sorgan recorded their first success in the ongoing season and now have 1-3.

Serbian Danilo Pavlović top-scored the winning side with 21 points. Murat Palavar made 4 blocks. Cuban Fernando Hernández tallied 22 points for Halkbank, while Austrian Alexander Berger made 73 % reception (38 % perfect).

Due to the appearance of the COVID-19 within Haliliye Bld. and Tokat Belediye Plevne, their matches against Bursa B.Şehir Bld. and Spor Toto have been postponed.

2020/21 AXA Sigorta Efeler Ligi regular season – Round 6:





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1 Comments about "TUR M: Huge upset – Sorgun inflict first defeat to Halkbank in season, COVID-19 postpones 2 games"

30.09.2020 | 20:55 |   Sorin Acela [unregistered]

Following the General Assembly of the Romanian Volleyball Federation (FRV) of today, 30 Sep, Romanian volleyball has a new president: Adin Cojocaru. The former president, Gheorghe Vișan, has been removed from all positions due to recent scandals of corruption and abuses. The GA was full of tension. Others of his camarilla have lost their positions in the Board of Directors. A new era has begun for Romanian volleyball.

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