In the fifth final match of the Turkish Sultanlar Ligi, Vakifbank once again crushed Eczacibasi in straight sets (25-23, 25-23, 25-20) and won the 10th title in the club history. For the coach Guidetti, this is his fourth title.
Somehow, seem that they were emotionally emptied after 2-1 in the series and after that, they were not able to return to the right path.
Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul – Vakifbank Istanbul 0-3 (23-25, 23-25, 20-25); in series: 2-3
Eczacibasi: Ognjenovic 1, Larson 11, Kilicli 8, Boskovic 12, Ismailoglu 6, Arici 5, Akoz (L); Baladin 0, Adams 2, Dilik 2. NE: G. Yilmaz, Onal, Domac, Bagci (L). Coach: Motta.
Vakifbank: Ozbay 1, G. Kirdar 8, Rasic 5, Sloetjes 15, Zhu Ting 20, Gunes 5, Orge Guner (L); Robinson 1, Aykac 0, Aydemir Akyol 1. NE: Akman Caliskan, Gurkaynak, Karakurt, Senoglu. Coach: Guidetti.
After the final match TVF awarded the best players of 2017/2018:
MVP – Zhu Ting (Vakifbank)
Best attacker – Gözde Kirdar Sonsirma (Vakifbank)
Best setter – Cansu Özbay (Vakifbank)
Best libero Gizem Hatice Örge – (Vakifbank)
Best blocker – Beyza Arici (Eczacibasi)
Special award – Zehra Gunes (Vakifbank)
To see complete results, stats and standings, visit our TUR National championship 2017/2018 (Female) page.
— Voleybolunsesi (@voleybolunsesi) 26 April 2018