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CHALLENGE CUP W: Olympiacos gain significant advantage for rematch of 1/8 finals against Yenisei

by WoV
source: cev.eu; Photo: cev.eu

The first leg of the big match in the 8th-finals of the 2020 CEV Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup between the home side of Yenisei Krasnoyarsk and Olympiacos Piraeus went into the favor of the Greek side.



The reigning Greek champions Olympiacos beat Russian side Yenisei in the opening of the 1/8 finals of the 2020 Challenge Cup by a 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-19, 25-18) and gained a significant advantage for the rematch at home in which they will have to take only 2 sets to advance to the quarterfinals.

Serbian Ana Živojinović (ex-Lazarević) top-scored for the “Red and White” with 20 points, while American Regan Hood-Scott and Cypriot Katerina Zakchaiou made 5 kill blocks apiece. Serbian Marta Drpa tallied 22 points for Yenisei. Nataliya Nazarova set up 5 kill blocks.

2020 CEV Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup, 1/8 finals – first leg

January 21:

Yenisei Krasnoyarsk – Olympiacos Piraeus 1-3 (25-21, 20-25, 19-25, 18-25)

January 22:

C.S.M. Lugoj (ROU) – THY Istanbul (TUR), 18:00 CET

Dresdner SC (GER) – Ştiinţa Bacău (ROU), 19:00 CET

Ladies in Black Aachen (GER) – Sm’Aesch Pfeffingen (SUI), 19:30 CET

Béziers VB (FRA) – Pölkky Kuusamo (FIN), 20:00 CET

Kanti Schaffhausen (SUI) – AO Thiras Santorini (GRE), 20:00 CET

January 23:

Beylikdüzü Voleybol Istanbul (TUR) – Askö Linz-Steg (AUT), 16:00 CET

Calcit Volley Kamnik (SLO) – Békéscsabai Röplabda SE (HUN), 20:00 CET



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