Heungkuk Life Insurance won a direct ticket to the championship match.
Heungkuk Life Insurance was evaluated as a candidate for the championship at once as Kim Yeon-kyung, the off-season’Volleyball Empress’, returned. Although it has been at the top of the leaderboard since the start of the season, the number one spot has not changed easily.
But the opportunity came. Hyundai E&C did not miss this while struggling with injuries. After relentlessly chasing, they won by shutout in the 5th round and tied the score at 60 points. Afterwards, he took 3 points in the Pepper Savings Bank match and climbed to first place, and did not miss the spot until the end.
And in the 6th round of the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division held at the Hwaseong Indoor Gymnasium on the 15th, they won with a set score of 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-16) and confirmed their first place in the regular league.
As a result of the day, it recorded 26 wins, 9 losses and 79 points, rising to first place regardless of the results of the remaining games of second place Hyundai E&C (70 points).
This is an achievement achieved in 4 seasons after 1st place in the regular league in the 2018-2019 season. But there were also twists and turns during the season. The team was in a difficult situation due to the sudden resignation of the manager, and the head position became vacant for a while. There were many difficult moments, but I persevered and persevered.
Head coach Marcello Abondanza메이저놀이터, who was appointed to Heungkuk Life Insurance midway through the season. He has led world-class teams in Italy and many other European countries and has been regarded as a great general.
Kim Yeon-kyung and Kim Hae-ran, who climbed to the top of the regular league after a long time, smiled. Kim Yeon-kyung said, “I am happy to be able to finish the long season in first place in the regular league. There were many difficult moments, but we were able to overcome it thanks to our good unity. I want to say thank you to the players.”
Following that, Kim Hae-ran said, “When I first thought about it, I didn’t think of first place in the regular league. During the season, I thought I could do it, and I worked hard. There were many difficult days, but we were able to come this far because we endured each other well. I want to say thank you to everyone.”
Coach Abondanza, who rose to first place in the regular league immediately after taking command of the team, said, “I am so happy. Not only did I win, but I liked the performance. He played a very good role in tactics, including serving, blocking, and defense.”
IBK Industrial Bank manager Kim Ho-cheol, who was the enemy general, also applauded. Coach Kim said, “Congratulations on winning No. 1 in the regular league of Heungkuk Life Insurance. If you play like this, you will be able to become a champion. It was very well organized and well prepared,” he gave the opponent a thumbs up.
He rose to the advantage of winning the championship match. Not only do they have the most rest periods of any team going into the postseason, but they also play the fewest games.
Coach Abondanza said, “It is not clear who the opponent will be, but I will prepare for the match while resting and strengthening my stamina. Giving too much information in a short amount of time can lead to confusion. During the break, I will only reinforce 3-4 weaknesses,” he said, referring to his future plans.
“I want to say thank you very much to the players. After I took office, I showed the best condition in every way I wanted. An exciting challenge remains ahead. I will rest today and tomorrow and run towards my next goal.”
wait in the highest place After the 2018-2019 season, we are preparing and challenging for the first time in a long time.