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BRA W: Block could be Unilever’s biggest weapon against SESI SP

by WoV
source: globoesporte.globo.com

Unilever and SESI SP will play in the first semifinal game on Friday. Unilever will have the upper hand considering their block, which consists of two of the best blockers in the Superliga, Valeskinha and Juciely. Juciely and Valeskinha commented.


Valeskinha – Juciely

To date, including all seasons Valeskinha made 752 point from block, followed by Juciely with 713. The third place is Fabiana, their opponent next Friday, with 700.

With 1.80 m and 1.84 m respectively, they are considered low for the middle blocker position, according to the current volleyball standards. Nevertheless, the good performance of athletes has been one of the strengths of the team. According to Juciely, the result achieved is the result of much study, dedication and training.

I always try to follow the instructions of coaches, which are based on studies and analysis of videos. The challenge is to get in time to stop the strikers from SESI-SPJuciely said.

Four years older than Juciely, Valeskinha remembers us that height helps, but not all the time. This is a result of hard work and the constant help of coach Bernardinho.

It requires total concentration and I can read the opponent’s offense. Over time, the player acquires maturity in this reading of the game and it makes it much easier” 2008 Olympic champion finished.

In the current season, Unilever got the better in duels against SESI-SP. In two games, the team was victorious. In Rio, it was 3-0. In the second round, in Sao Paulo, the final score was 3-2.

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