Eczacıbaşı Dynavit secured a victory against Galatasaray Daikin in the last match of the Vodafone Sultanlar Ligi’s eighth round. The match, held at the TVF Burhan Felek Vestel Volleyball Hall, concluded with Eczacıbaşı Dynavit winning all three sets (25-16, 25-12, 25-18).
The game opened with both teams showcasing their prowess, but Eczacıbaşı Dynavit quickly took control. Their dominance was evident in the first set, which they won 25-16, thanks to effective serves and blocks, including 2 serve points and 5 block points. Hande Baladın shone in the second set, scoring 6 points and leading the team to a 25-12 win.
The final set saw Eczacıbaşı Dynavit maintain their lead, winning 25-18. Captain Tijana Boskovic emerged as the top scorer with 17 points, closely followed by Baladın with 16. The team’s robust defense resulted in 13 blocks and 8 serve points, contributing significantly to their victory.
Post-match, coach Ferhat Akbaş lauded the team’s performance and the successful achievement of individual player goals. He emphasized the importance of quick preparation for upcoming matches due to a tight schedule. Beyza Arıcı, reflecting on the win, praised the team’s serving and blocking skills, which were crucial in disrupting Galatasaray Daikin’s offense.
In other matches of Round 8:
- Karayolları narrowly lost to Çukurova Bld. in a close 2-3 match.
- Fenerbahçe Opet overcame Nilüfer Bld. with a 3-1 score.
- Beşiktaş Ayos was defeated by Kuzeyboru in a tight 2-3 game.
- Sarıyer Bld. couldn’t hold against Türk Hava Yolları, losing 0-3.
- Muratpaşa Bld. Sigorta Shop was edged out by Aydın BBSK in a 2-3 match.
Vodafone Sultanlar Ligi – Round 8
Karayolları vs. Çukurova Bld. 2-3 (25-21, 25-21, 22-25, 22-25, 11-15)
Nilüfer Bld. vs. Fenerbahçe Opet 1-3 (17-25, 18-25, 25-20, 22-25)
Beşiktaş Ayos vs. Kuzeyboru 2-3 (18-25, 25-18, 22-25, 25-19, 11-15)
Sarıyer Bld. vs. Türk Hava Yolları 0-3 (12-25, 24-26, 18-25)
Muratpaşa Bld. Sigorta Shop vs. Aydın BBSK 2-3 (21-25, 25-13, 22-25, 25-15, 11-15)
Galatasaray Daikin vs. Eczacıbaşı Dynavit 0-3 (16-25, 12-25, 18-25)