2023 Professional Volleyball Cup Final Clash, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance vs. OK Financial Group
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance advances to the finals in 5 years… OK Financial Group, dramatic come-from-behind victory over Japan’s Panasonic
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance and OK Financial Group will face off on the 13th at 1:30 pm for the 50 million won prize money for winning the 2023 Gumi Dodram Cup Professional Volleyball Tournament (hereinafter referred to as the cup competition).
The Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance defeated last year’s champion, Korean Air, with a set score of 3-1 (25-18 22-25 25-22 25-22) in the men’s semi-finals of the cup tournament held at the Park Chung-hee Gymnasium in Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 12th.
As Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance will step on the final stage of the cup competition in 5 years since 2018, when it won the championship by defeating KB Insurance. 바카라사이트
Korean Air, which sent key players to the Asian Volleyball Championships and the Summer World University Games national team and played this tournament with only 10 players, showed off its potential to win first place in Group A by playing creative volleyball through position destruction, but due to poor physical strength, Unfortunately, he withdrew from the semifinals.
Last season, Korean Air won the cup competition, the regular league, and the championship match in order, achieving three crowns.
Kim Jeong-ho (23 points), Park Seong-jin (23 points), Shin Shin-ho (22 points) The powerful attack power of the Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance triple tower demonstrated its power.
The three flew wildly, each boasting an attack success rate of over 50%.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which advanced to the semifinals by finishing second in Group B after losing to the invited team Panasonic of Japan after a bloody battle in 5 sets the previous day, outperformed Korean Air in terms of stamina, which was a concern.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance shook Korean Air’s receive with a serve and easily won the first set.
Then, with a set score of 1-1, Shin Shin-ho’s blocker touch-out score in the second half of the third set, Kim Jun-woo’s blocking, and Shin Shin-ho’s quick open score piled up three points and ran 24-21, crossing the eighth ridge toward the final.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which took the lead in the early part of the 4th set thanks to Shin Shin-ho’s spirited attack, which scored the first 6 points with serve scores and consecutive back attacks, scored a match point with Park Seong-jin’s cool rear attack in 23-21 and won with Korean Air’s Kwak Seung-seok’s serve. enjoyed the joy of
In the second semi-final that followed, OK Financial Group won a dramatic 3-2 (32-30 15-25 30-32 25-22 15-9) come-from-behind victory over Panasonic, the Japanese invited team, and reached the final two years later.
Ogino Massage, the third foreign coach in the men’s division who was a member of the Japanese national team and took command of OK Financial Group at the end of May, showed off his extraordinary leadership by leading the team to the final in the first official competition held just over two months after taking office.
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OK Financial Group lost the third set in a deuce match, leading 23-20, and was driven to the brink.
However, in the 4th set 20-21, Shin Ho-jin’s open score tied the game, and Panasonic’s consecutive attacks turned the tide of the battle and led the match to the 5th set.
OK Financial Group, which gained momentum, tied Panasonic’s consecutive mistakes and Shin Shin’s consecutive blocking at the start of the 5th set, and ran away 6-0 and took the ticket to the final.
Shin Ho-jin, a left-handed striker, led the attack by scoring 31 points, including 6 interceptions.
OK Financial Group was pushed unilaterally by 0-7 in serve, but recovered by 15-9 in blocking.
Panasonic, the third-place team in Japan’s V-League last season, destroyed itself with 41 rooms.