Korean Women’s Volleyball Loses Full Set against Bulgaria

Korean women’s volleyball loses full set against Bulgaria in VNL… Winning streak broken

Despite Kang So-hwi’s 23-point performance, the team lost 2-3… On the 31st, there will be a match against the ‘strongest’ Poland.

Korean women’s volleyball, which had broken off a 30-game losing streak in the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Volleyball Nations League (VNL), unfortunately failed to achieve consecutive wins.

The women’s volleyball team led by coach Fernando Morales (Puerto Rico) won the set score of 2-3 (23-25 ​​25-20) against Bulgaria in the first match of the second week of the 2024 VNL held at College Park Center in Arlington, Texas, USA on the 30th (Korean time).

They lost 26-24 21-25 13-15). 바카라사이트

The women’s national team won the final match of the first week against Thailand on the 20th with a set score of 3-1, and experienced the joy of victory in the VNL for the first time in 3 years and 31 games since the match against Canada on June 15, 2021.

However, they were unable to continue their upward trend as they lost to Bulgaria, which they had secretly hoped would be their first win.

The women’s national team, which had defeated Thailand and raised its FIVB women’s world ranking from 40th to 37th, fell one place to 38th with the loss to Bulgaria.

Bulgaria, which escaped its 6-game losing streak in the VNL by defeating Korea, is ranked 21st in the world.

Instead, Korea, which added 1 point by playing a close game in a full set, ranked 11th out of 16 countries with 4 points (1 win, 4 losses) in this tournament.

The women’s national team will play the second match in the second week against the ‘strongest’ Poland, led by coach Stefano Lavarini (Italy), at 2 a.m. on the 31st, Korean time.

Poland ranks first among the 16 participating countries with 5 wins in all matches and 15 points.

The women’s national team had an 11-8 lead in blocking against Bulgaria, but made 25 errors, 5 more than the opponent.

It is noteworthy that five players evenly scored double-digit scores, in line with Coach Morales’ intention of diversifying the attack.

So-Hwi Kang (Korea Expressway Corporation) scored the most points with 23 points, and Lee Da-hyun (Hyundai Engineering & Construction) followed with 17 points, including 4 blocking points.

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