Round 20 of the AXA Sigorta Efeler Ligi kicked off on Friday with no surprises, as the leaders Halkbank cruised to an easy victory against Hekimoglu Global Connect Travel BVI.
Led by their star player, Nimir Abdel-Aziz, Halkbank dominated the game from start to finish, winning in straight sets 25-19, 25-22, 25-14. Nimir Abdel Aziz ended the game as the top scorer, tallying up 14 points with an impressive 58% attack success rate and three aces.
Despite putting up a valiant effort, Hekimoglu Global Connect Travel BVI was unable to match the superior skills and quality of Halkbank, resulting in their defeat. This win cements Halkbank’s position at the top of the standings, bringing them one step closer to securing the top spot in the playoffs.
On Sunday, Ziraat will play against Tokat, who are currently in last place, as they aim to narrow the gap with Halkbank. As the AXA Sigorta Efeler Ligi season nears its end, every match is crucial for the teams competing for the place in the playoffs.
AXA Sigorta Efeler Ligi – Round 20
March 10, 2023
Hekimoglu Global Connect Travel BVI vs Halkbank 0-3 (19-25, 22-25, 14-25)
March 12, 2023
Türsad vs Develi Bld.
Galatasaray HDI Sigorta vs Cizre Belediyespor
Arkas Spor vs Fenerbahçe HDI Sigorta
Spor Toto vs Bursa Büyüksehir Belediye Spor
Tokat BLD Plevne vs Ziraat Bankkart Ankara
1. Halkbank 55
2. Ziraat Bankkart Ankara 48
3. Fenerbahçe HDI Sigorta 40
4. Arkas Spor 39
5. Galatasaray HDI Sigorta 34
6. Bursa Büyüksehir Belediye Spor 34
7. Cizre Belediyespor 30
8. Türsad 27
9. Spor Toto 26
10. Develi Bld. 18
11. Hekimoglu Global Connect Travel BVI 16
12. Hatay B. Sehir Bld 16
13. Altekma 11
14. Tokat BLD Plevne 3