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MONTREUX: Major comeback and trophy for Turkey!!!

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Turkey has won the Montreux volleyball tournament 2015!



In the big finals Turkey defeated Japan after a major comeback! Girls led by Ferhat Akbas were down 2-0 in sets, however they did not want to surrender! Turkey tied the score in sets at 2-2 and played a perfect tie-break.

With simply brilliant Neriman Ozsoy on the court, Turkey escaped from 6:5 to 10:5 in the fifth set. Still, Japan managed to reduce the deficit to 11:9, but then Oszoy scored again for 12:9, while Turkish side won the following two points as well – 14:9. They used the second championship ball – 15:10!

Turkey won the Montreux volleyball tournament for the first time ever!

Ozsoy finished the big finals with 17 points, but she was not the top scorer in the winning team. That rewards went to the hands of Polen Uslupehlivan who made 26 points, On the other side, Saori Kimura scored 15 points for Japan


Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
31. 05. 2015 16:00 Turkey ( W ) vs Japan ( W ) 3:2 22:25, 19:25, 25:19, 25:23, 15:10     


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