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
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.
Rankings Pool A
Rankings Pool B