Reporter Lee Jae-sang = Men’s professional volleyball KEPCO won a sweaty victory against Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance with the advantage of height.
KEPCO won with a set score of 3-2 (20-25 25-15 18-25 25-20 15-12) in the match against Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance in the 5th round of the 2022-23 Dodram V-League men’s division held at the Suwon Indoor Gymnasium on the 19th.
KEPCO, which had 14 wins and 16 losses (44 points), erased the difference in points with Woori Card (44 points, 15 wins and 14 losses) in third place, but was pushed back from many wins and maintained 4th place. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance stayed at the bottom (28 points, 9 wins and 20 losses).
KEPCO overwhelmed Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance 17-7 in blocking numbers.
Ace Tais Leul Host (registered name Tais) led the attack with 29 points, and Seo Jae-deok also contributed with 20 points.
For Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, Ahmed Iqbairi (registered name Ikbairi) scored 31 points, but was completely defeated in a height fight against the opponent and took a come-from-behind defeat.
The initial flow was good for Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance played its part in the first set. Ikbairi scored 8 points, including 3 sub-aces, and had an attack success rate of 55.56% in the first set.
Samsung ran 17-15 with Ikbairi’s spike and opponent’s consecutive mistakes, and took the first set with Shin Shin-ho’s quick open.
KEPCO also entered the second set, and the blocking revived and balanced. KEPCO changed the mood by blocking 6 attacks from Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance in only the 2nd set. KEPCO tied Park Chan-woong and Seo Jae-deok’s blocking at 9-7 to increase the score and win the second set. 토토사이트
After that, the game went on a rollercoaster ride.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance revived the firepower of Ikbairi, which had been quiet in the second set. In 19-18, Kim Jung-ho’s quick open and the opponent’s Beomsil and Ikbairi’s spikes burst one after another, leading them one step ahead.
Then, KEPCO also took advantage of height in the 4th set and led the game to the final 5th set. Ties scored 10 points, including 3 blocks, in the 4th set alone.
Desperate for victory, KEPCO split the game early in the 5th set by running away to 9-3 with Thais and Seo Jae-deok scoring consecutively. At each critical moment, Thais’ attack broke out and accumulated points.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance also pursued with Ikbairi, but KEPCO sighed with Ikbairi’s sub room in 13-12. In the end, KEPCO ended the game as the opponent Ikbairi’s attack went out of the court.