Heungkuk Life Insurance, the leader of the women’s division, began to solidify the lead by blowing the whistle for three consecutive wins in front of the new coach.
Heungkuk Life Insurance won a set score 3-0 (25-19 25-17 28-26) shutout victory over Korea Expressway Corporation in the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s home game held at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on the 23rd.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, which climbed to the top of the league on the 15th, recorded 69 points (23 wins, 7 losses) and succeeded in widening the gap with Hyundai Engineering & Construction (62 points), which was in second place, which was defeated the previous day.
In particular, this match was meaningful because it was the V-League debut of coach Marcello Abondanza, who newly took the helm of Heungkuk Life Insurance.
Coach Abondanza, a master coach from Italy, has the highest reputation and achievements among the leaders who have entered Korean volleyball so far. In particular, with Kim Yeon-kyung, after winning the 2013-14 Seve Cup, the 2014-15 season, and the 2016-17 Turkiye League at Turkiye Fenerbahce, he achieved a strong result of achieving third place in the 2015-16 Champions League.
Heungkuk Life Insurance continued a tight battle with the road construction in the first set, and succeeded in scoring 6 consecutive points in a 19-19 tie situation, and succeeded in bringing the set.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, which brought the atmosphere, easily won the second set with Kim Yeon-kyung, Kim Mi-yeon and Yelena’s even attacks, and faced a crisis with errors pouring out at the beginning of the third set.
On this day, Heungkuk Life Insurance Yelena scored the most points among both teams with 24 points, Kim Yeon-kyung scored 18 points, and Joo-ah Joo scored 9 points including 5 blocking points.
On the other hand, in the road construction, Park Jung-ah (17 points), Catbell (15 points), and Bae Yu-na (10 points) played an even role, but failed to bring even one set due to frequent offense and was completely defeated. With the defeat on this day, the road construction recorded a total of 5 losses against Heungkuk Life Insurance this season.
Head coach Avon Danza, who led his debut match to victory, gave a thumbs up, saying, “The energy the team gave me was good. I was especially impressed with how they didn’t give up even though they were falling behind in the third set.”
Regarding his student Kim Yeon-kyung, whom he met after a long time, he said, “As expected, he is the best player in the world.” “Kim Yeon-kyung is obviously an amazing player, but volleyball cannot be led by one player. He has to come together as a team.” 바카라사이트