Semifinal Teams Set After Five Days of Play at #FIVBwomensCWC

FIVB WOMEN’S CLUB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

  • October 18-23
  • Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines
  • Full results
  • Watch live on FIVB’s YouTube channel or follow on Twitter

DAY FIVE

VakifBank Istanbul sweeps Bangkok Glass

The 2013 champions, VakifBank, rallied past the Thai club with ease, hardly missing a beat, making their way into the semifinals. VakifBank swept Bangkok, 25-19, 25-23, 25-18 in Pool B.

Every player for VakifBank saw action in the match but were led by Lonneke Sloetjes with 15 kills and two blocks. Gozde Kirdar added eight kills, one block and two aces.

Wilavan Apinyapong took charge for Bangkok, putting down 14 kills, while Pleumjit Thinkaow added five kills and three aces.

Eczacibasi VitrA defeats PSL-F2 Logistics Manila

Despite being easily taken down in the three sets they lost, Manila produced a crowd-pleasing, thrilling third set, which they took 25-23. VitrA took the match in four sets over host team Manila, 25-17, 25-17, 23-25, 25-14 in Pool A.

The defending champions, VitrA, took out their star line-up for one set, producing an entirely Turkish squad in the second, managing to take the set.

VitrA led the host squad in aces, with Neslihan Demir and Gozde Yilmaz each serving five, a historical high for the competition.

Demir, alongside her five aces, also produced 17 kills in the match. Hande Baladin had a big match with 15 kills, three blocks and three aces.

Manila played every player in the match, with Stephanie Niemer putting down eight kills and two blocks. Yevgeniya Nyukhalova added seven kills, two blocks and one ace.

 

Pool Standings

Rankings Pool A

RANK TEAMS MATCHES RESULT DETAILS SETS POINTS
TOTAL WON LOST 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 POINTS WON LOST RATIO WON LOST RATIO
1
ECZACIBASI VITRA ISTANBUL
3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 8 9 3 3.000 285 223 1.278
2
POMI CASALMAGGIORE
3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 6 5 1.200 229 236 0.970
3
REXONA-SESC RIO
3 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 7 6 1.166 281 264 1.064
4
PSL – F2 LOGISTICS MANILA
3 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 9 0.111 176 248 0.709

Rankings Pool B

RANK TEAMS MATCHES RESULT DETAILS SETS POINTS
TOTAL WON LOST 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 POINTS WON LOST RATIO WON LOST RATIO
1
VOLERO ZÜRICH
3 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 8 9 2 4.500 246 225 1.093
2
VAKIFBANK ISTANBUL
3 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 7 8 4 2.000 290 235 1.234
3
HISAMITSU SPRINGS KOBE
3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 6 0.666 205 231 0.887
4
BANGKOK GLASS
3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 9 0.000 175 225 0.777

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