The players from Montenegro, Tatjana Bokan (Zhejiang) and Nikoleta Perović (Yunnan), highlighted Round 4 of the 2019/20 Super League regular season. Interestingly, both came to the Chinese league from the same team – Békéscsabai Röplabda SE, Hungary.
Bokan poured in 24 points in the thrilling win of Zhejiang, the second in a row in the tournament, against Shandong in Pool C: 3-2 (17-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-25, 16-14). The other import in Zhejiang was at a high level as well. Slovenian Saša Planinšec set up 7 kill blocks (!), finishing the match with 18 points. Chinese prospect Song Liqi shone for Shandong with 26 points. Another prospect stood out in the losing side – the middle blocker Yang Hanyu (6 kill blocks). The libero Wang Mengjie made 81% reception (32 digs, 72% excellent).
As for Perović, she had the same scoring output as Bokan but her team has fallen to Liaoning in four sets, partially 23-25, 25-17, 25-18 and 28-26, in Pool D. Hu Mingyuan scored 21 points for the winners, including 5 kill blocks.
By sweeping Hebei in Pool C by a 3-0, Shanghai took over the leadership in the Super League charts over from Jiangsu. German international Louisa Lippmann top-scored for Shanghai with 21 points.
2019/20 Super League regular season – Round 4
Fujian – Bayi 0-3 (16-25, 23-25, 14-25)
Henan – Guangdong 0-3 (19-25, 13-25, 15-25)
Zhejiang – Shandong 3-2 (17-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-25, 16-14)
Hebei – Shanghai 0-3 (14-15, 18-25, 12-15)
Sichuan – Jiangsu 0-3 (17-25, 18-25, 10-25)
Yunnan – Liaoning 1-3 (25-23, 17-25, 18-25, 26-28)
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