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WoV on Gloria Cup: VakifBank şampiyon!!!

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VakifBank has won the first ever Gloria Cup! In the final match of the tournament Turkish champion has defeated Volero 3-0 (25:22, 25:21, 25:18). The final standings of the Gloria Cup 2015: VakifBank 9 points, Volero 5, Azeryol 3, Maribor 1.



Ace by Naz!!! It’s all over – VakifBank – Volero 3-0!

Perfect play by Vakif and a strong kill of Rasic – 24:18! Championship ball!

Ace by Perez – 23:18.

But, Mammadova is not surrendering – she made two in a row – 23:17. Time out Vakif. 

Costangrande makes a big block on Perez 23:15.

Mmmadova with a block now – 22:15.

Grbac and Mammadova scores, Volero approaches to 22:14.

Costagrande for +10, 21:11. Time out Volero.

Robin De Kruijf brings the 20th point for the Turkish side – 20:11.

Volero takes two in a row, but it is still 19:11 for Vakif. 

The run continues – 17:8.

And then a block by Rasic – 16:8 for Vakif!

Costagrande for 15:7!

VakifBank – Volero 14:7.

Pause did not help the Swiss team – ace by Vasileva, 12:5.

Time out Volero. 

But Naz droppes the ball to the rival’s side – 10:5. And then Perez makes a mistake – 11:5 for Vakif. 

Volero decreased the gap to 9:5.

Costagrande brings +5 for the Turkish team – 8:3.

Second ace in a row for Rasic – 7:3 for Vakif. 

Rasic firstly spikes for 5:3 then makes an ace for 6:3! 

Rabadzhieva pikes into the net – 3:2 for Vakif. And then Vasileva nails the ball into floor – 4:2.

Vakif takes the opening lead at 2:1.

3rd Set


SHEILLA CASTRO!!! Another ace and Vakif wins the second set too – 25:21!

Rykhliuk sends the ball into out – 24:21! Time out Volero. 

And Vasileva now scores – 23:21 for Vakif! What a comeback of the Turkish side. 

ACE BY SHEILLA – 22:21 for Vakif!

Tie game!!! Rabadzhieva spiked the ball into out – 21:21! Time out Volero. 

Excellent serve by Sheilla and a perfect reaction of De Kruijf – 21:20 for Volero.

Rykhliuk had a chance for +4, but she missed the spike – 21:19.

However, Costagrande makes the same mistake – 20:17.

Perez serves into out – 19:17.

Rykhliuk brings +3 to Volero – 19:16. Time out Vakif. 

Perez in on fire – 18:16.

Rabadzhieva with a service mistake – 17:16.

But, Perez strikes again – 17:15 for Volero.

Costangrande breaks the run of the Swiss team – 16:15.

Volero in a three-point run! Rykhliuk makes an ace for 16:14!

Vakif leads 14:13.

And Swiss team ties the game – 11:11.

Rykhliuk with good attack, Volero approaches on 10:9.

Sheilla with good spike and Vakif goes on +3, 10:7.

VakifBank keeps two point lead – 8:6.

Two perfect attacks on each side – 6:4.

De Kruijf and Naz – superb block – 4:2 for Vakif. 

Sheilla opens the set with two kills – 2:0 for Vakif. 

2nd Set

Vakifbank vs. Volero

Vakifbank vs. Volero

And Costagrande brings the 25th point to Vakif! Turkish giant has won the first set – 25:22.

Kupriianova saves the first one – 24:22. Time out Vakif.

Fantastic defenses on both sides, Rasic scores – 24:21. Three set balls for VakifBank.

Costagrande serves into out – 23:21.

No one blocks Sheilla though – 23:20.

Grbac blocks Costagrande – 22:20.

Good service of Naz, Rasic finishes it – 22:19.

Mammadova spikes into the net – 21:19 for Vakif. Time out Volero.

Costagrande once more – 20:19.

Mammdova has the answer – 19:19. This will be a very interesting set. 

Costagrande spiked so far then no one saw the ball – 19:18. 

Sheilla spikes into out, but Rabadzhieva then makes a service mistake – 18:18.

Rykhliuk has found the rhythm – 17:17.

Rally of the game which was finished by a block of De Kruijf on Perez – 17:16 for Vakif. 

Volero ties the game at 16:16.

Rykhliuk spieks, ball touches the block and goes into out – 16:15.

Vasileva without mercy – 16:14.

Kupriianova with good kill – 15:14 for Vakif.

Rykhliuk scores, but Mammadova makes a service mistake – 15:13.

Sheilla with a bit of luck – from block on the head of Kupriianova – 14:12. Time out Volero. 

Two points for Volero 13:12.

Costagrande with one miss and one point – 13:10 for Vakif.

Excellent rally – Costagrande blocks Mammadova at the end – 12:9.

Rabadzhieva finally scores for Volero – 11:9.

Unbelievable – Rykhliuk sends  the ball for the third time in out – 11:8.

Rykhliuk makes the same mistake again – 10:8 fir Vakif.

De Kruijf! Her trademark strong spike – 8:8. Rykhliuk sends the ball into out – 9:8.

Ad again Rabadzhieva! Volero has the lead at the first TTO – 8:7.

Rabadzhieva with her first spike and first point – 7:7.

Sheilla shows class – 7:6.

Mistake of Vakif players – 6:6.

Such a smart spike of Rykhliuk – over the block – 6:5.

Points on both sides – 6:4.

And now Rasic! Five points in a row for the Istanbul giant – 5:3.

Sheilla makes a turnaound  – 4:3 for Vakif.

Bad reception of Volero, all tied – 3:3.

Double contact of Thompson – 3:2.

Costagrande wins the first point for VakifBank – 3:1.

Sheilla is blocked – 3:0 for the Swiss team. 

And it is already 2:0.

Rykhliuk scored the first point in the final 1:0 for Volero.

1st Set


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