Korean Air wins over Mongolian team… 亞Club Championship 4 wins 3 losses

Reaped the ‘beauty of the last kind’. Korean Air, which participated in the 2023 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship (hereinafter referred to as the Club Championship) hosted by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) on behalf of the V-League, has completed its schedule.

Korean Air beat Bayanghongor (Mongolia) with a set score of 3-0 (25-21 25-23 25-18) in the 7th and 8th place match held at Isa Sports City Stadium in Manama, Bahrain on the 21st (local time). won

Korean Air finished the Club Championship with 4 wins and 3 losses. Korean Air, who advanced to the quarterfinals with 2 wins and 1 loss in the group stage, only recorded 1 win and 1 loss in the quarterfinals. In the 5th to 8th place match that followed, they won 1 win and 1 loss and ended the schedule in 7th place.

Korean Air did not play starting setter Han Seon-seon, middle blocker Kim Kyu-min, and apologetic spiker Lincoln (Australia) in this tournament. At the same time as giving opportunities to candidate players, they set a goal of reaching the semifinals or higher, but failed to achieve it. However, granting candidate player experience was achieved.

Korean Air coach Tommy Tilikhainen brought out a position change card against Bayanghongor. He hired Lee Joon, who was playing as an outside hitter, as an apogee spike. Jeong Jin-hyeok was the setter, Jin Ji-wi and Kim Min-jae were the middle blockers, Kwak Seung-seok and Jeong Han-yong were the outside hitters, and Kang Seung-il was the libero starter.

In Bayanghongor, Bayarsaihan, who is about to join OK Financial Group in the 2023-24 season, was absent. Korean Air had a bad start in the first set.

As if they couldn’t adapt to the new formation, they allowed one goal after another. However, as Jung Jin-hyeok started to use a quick attack using Kim Min-jae, the chase began. Jeong Jin-hyeok succeeded in serving 3 times in a row with a plotter serve.

With the score 20-20, Jeong Han-yong’s open attack and Jin Ji-wi’s quick attack succeeded one after another, and the flow passed to Korean Air. At the set point, Jeong Jin-hyeok’s serve led to Bayanghongor’s room, and Korean Air won the first set.

Korean Air, which was also dragged into the second set, seized the chase flow in the middle of the set when Kim Min-jae intercepted the opponent’s attack twice in a row. He also succeeded in speeding up and gained strength.메이저사이트

In the second half of the set, veteran Kwak Seung-seok rallied. Kwak Seung-seok raised the score with a sharp serve and a seasoned open attack. Jeong Han-yong’s open attack was successful and Korean Air was ahead of the set point, and in the next rally, Lee Joon finished the set with an open attack.

In the third set, Jeong Han-yong’s performance was outstanding. He succeeded in successive open attacks and scored a serve. Jin Ji-wi also blocked the opponent’s attacks one after another, and Korean Air widened the score gap. In the end, the match ended in 3 sets.

Korean Air coach Tommy Tillikainen said in an interview with domestic reporters who visited the site at the end of this tournament, “I made the goal clear before the start of the club championship, but I felt mixed emotions during the tournament.” There were many times when I didn’t. After returning from the team’s vacation, I clearly knew what to improve.”

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