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ITA M: Vibo Valentia grab last playoff ticket, heroic move by Costa

by WoV

Vibo Valentia are going to play in the Italian Serie A1 playoffs after defeating Ravenna in four sets 3-1 (26-24, 25-23, 12-25, 25-23).

These two teams met each other in the last round of the regular season to decide who will go to the playoffs and who won’t get the chance to fight for a trophy in season 2016/2017.

Vibo Valentia have scored the victory on the road which makes this victory even more heroic. They needed 3-0 or 3-1 win while Ravenna could even lost the game in five sets to claim spot in the playoffs. 

Three players had double digits in Vibo, Baptiste (11 points), Michalovic (11 points) and Eduardo Barreto (11 points), while on the other side Julien Lyneel and Maarten Van Garderen had 16 points each.

In the third set of the game Baptiste Geiler picked up an injury and he had to leave the court. But the way he left the court is amazing. His teammate Junior Deivid Costa took him and carried him to the bench. He deserved an aplause…

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