Ace of Davide Candellaro on a match point in the fourth set against Diatec Trentino launched a huge celebration on the court of „Unipol Arena“ in Bologna and on the stands where Lube fans were located, 3-1 (25-21, 23-25, 25-15, 25-20).
Despite an exhausting semifinals that both clubs played, Lube and Trentino competed until the last breath in the national Cup final. The team coached by Gianlorenzo Blengini, who has grabbed his first medal in the club competition, had more strength in reserve for the gold medal clash, mostly thanks to unstoppable performance of Tsvetan Sokolov (20 pts.) – Osmany Juantorena (15 pts.) duo.
After eight years of fasting, Lube took Italian Cup, fifth in the club history. Other domestic trophies that Lube own are four in the national championship and four in the Super Cup.
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