After the first leg of the 2022 CEV Women’s Volleyball Champions League semi-final, VakifBank İstanbul is closer to the Super Finals than their Turkish counterpart Fenerbahçe Opet İstanbul.
VakifBank mortgaged the Super Finals slot in the CEV Champions League Volley 2022 | Women, where A. Carraro Imoco Conegliano is already waiting for an opponent. The team commanded by Giovanni Guidetti couldn’t handle Cuban Melissa Vargas (25 points) but tamed Russian sensation Arina Fedorovtseva, who had only 28% attack (10/36, blocked 7 times), to beat the big rival from the home country, Fenerbahçe, in the first leg of the semi-finals with a score of 3-1. In the rematch, taking 2 sets will be enough for VakifBank to go to the decider for the title.
Brazilian Gabriela Guimarães ‘Gabi’ led the winning side with 22 points.
CEV Champions League Volley 2022 | Women – semi-finals, 1st leg (today’s matches):
VakifBank İstanbul – Fenerbahçe Opet İstanbul 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 22-25, 25-18)