DAY 4 WRAP-UP
Manama, Bahrain, May 18, 2023 – The title chase with the lone ticket up for grabs within the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship later this yr in India has come all the way down to the ultimate 4 groups within the 2023 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship, now underway at Isa Bin Rashid Halls right here.
Japan’s Suntory Sunbirds, Iran’s Shahdab Yazd, Qatar’s Police Sports Team and Indonesia’s Jakarta Bhayangkara Presisi all punched their tickets to the match’s final 4 on Thursday, on the primary of two days of quarterfinal pool play.
The Sunbirds, Shahdab and Police all maintained their undefeated data up to now within the competitors, whereas Bhayangkara continued their spectacular resurgence following a gap evening loss.
The Sunbirds and Bhayangkara shall be battling at 2pm native time for Pool E supremacy, adopted at 4.30pm by Shahdab and Police squaring off for first place in Pool F.
In the Saturday’s knockout semi-finals, the highest crew from Pool E will face the runners-up of Pool F, whereas the Pool E second-placers will lock horns with the Pool F winners.
In Thursday’s classification Pools G and H, which can decide the match’s remaining rankings from 9th to 16th, victorious had been Bahrain’s Al-Ahli, Australia’s Canberra Heat, Taichung Bank from Chinese Taipei, and Atyrau VC from Kazakhstan.
Friday’s video games are scheduled to be held from 11.30 am and proceed till the evening, with the day’s final fixtures set to start out no sooner than 7:00 pm. Entrance is free and all are welcome to benefit from the intense volleyball motion.
The Sunbirds had been flying excessive of their 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-19) Pool E victory over Korean Air Jumbos Pro-Volleyball Club, thus securing their remaining 4 berth and eliminating their rivals from additional title rivalry.
Russian celebrity Dmitriy Muserskiy had 16 factors to spearhead the Sunbirds, whereas Cuban Alain Junior de Armas added 10 factors and Kenji Sato had 9. Im Donghyeok was the main scorer for Jumbos with 16 within the loss, whereas Jeong Hanyong and Jin Jiwe completed with seven apiece.
The Sunbirds now face off with Bhayangkara on Friday at 2:00 pm to find out the Pool E winners.
“I’m glad that we won this match; I’ve never played against Korea in my life and that was surprising for me,” stated Muserskiy. “We showed our volleyball and what we can do. I am really glad we won 3-0 as we could save some energy for tomorrow’s match”.
“Of course, our goal is to win the championship. We will show our best volleyball and if we can reach the final, even win, that will be very nice for us.”
The Indonesians claimed their very own 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-14) victory Thursday in opposition to Bayankhongor Crownd Geo VC of Mongolia, whose semi-final hopes have additionally been dashed.
Farhan Halim was as soon as once more their finest performer with 20 factors, whereas Ugandan Daudi Okello had 13 and Mohammadjav Manavinezhad contributed 12. Batsuuri Battur and Bayarsaikhan Batsukh had seven every to steer the Mongolians.
Bhayangkara skipper Nizar Julfikare Munawar stated: “This match was good for us; we gained simply. “The true video games at the moment are within the semi-finals and tomorrow in opposition to Suntory.
“We have learned about our tactics in this game, we played well but made more mistakes. Tomorrow, we will push harder to be best prepared for the semi-finals.”
In Pool F, Shahdab Yazd had been convincing 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-23) winners in opposition to Kuwait Sporting Club.
Shahrooz Homayonfarmanesh completed with 12 factors because the Iranians’ main scorer, whereas Amir Ghafour added eight and Meisam Salehi completed with seven factors. Saber Kazemi, who’s from Iran, led the Kuwaitis with 18 markers, whereas Abdullah Mansour had eight.
The Iranians subsequent tackle Qatar’s Police for the suitable to safe the highest rating of their group, with each already via to the final 4.
The Qataris had been additionally triumphant in straight units Thursday night. Despite a tough combat from South Gas Sports Club of Iraq, Police had been in a position to come away with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-23) consequence.
Estonian Oliver Venno had 20 factors to spearhead the Qataris, whereas Efe Bayram from Turkey added 15. Bulgarian Todo Skirmov paced the Iraqis with 16 factors, whereas Hussain Nameer Kamoona chipped in with 12 within the loss.
In Thursday’s classification teams, dwelling aspect Al-Ahli overcame a tricky problem from Yemen’s Khaypil Sports Club of their Pool G encounter. The Bahrainis battled again from a deficit in an prolonged second set after which had been dominant within the third to come back away with the 3-0 (25-20, 37-35, 25-17) rating line.
Brazilian Gabriel Candido had 18 factors to tempo the Bahrainis, whereas Hasan Ebrahim added 10 and Mohammed Yaqoob eight. Gamal Khairalah completed with 18 to prime the Yemenis’ scoresheet, as Egyptians Amr Elawwad and Essa Mohmed Elhossiny completed with 12 apiece.
Al-Ahli assistant coach Ramzi Gritli commented: “We began nicely, however within the second set we wanted extra focus, that’s why the rating went up. In the final set, we concentrated higher and had been in a position to end the match 3-0.
“Now we need to focus even more for the remaining games, in order to finish ninth place. We need to continue to win, and we need to push our team even more.”
Also in Classification Pool G, Australia’s Canberra Heat claimed their first victory of the match following a 3-1 (28-26, 21-25, 25-23, 25-22) determination in opposition to Diamond Food Fine Chef-Air Force of Thailand.
Matthew Aubrey paced the Aussies with 25 factors, whereas Trent O’Dea chipped in with 15 and Adam Bradbury 13. Brazilian Evandro Dias de Souza had a game-high 31 for the Thais whereas Chaiwat Thungkham scored 16 within the dropping effort.
In Classification Pool H, Taichung Bank from Chinese Taipei cruised previous the Aspiring Volleyball Team from Hong Kong, China 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-14).
Rayshon Nehemiah Jackman prime scored 14 factors, whereas Chang Yu-Sheng added 14 and Sung Po-Ting had 10 for Taichung. Tang Hin Shing and Poon Chi Leung completed with six factors apiece to steer Aspiring.
In the opposite Pool H fixture, Atyrau defeated Kam Air of Afghanistan 3-1 (25-16, 23-25, 25-23, 25-19).
Boris Kempa had a game-high 25 markers, whereas Aibat Netalin contributed 15. Sabawoon Mohammad Wardak scored 13 to tempo the Yemenis, whereas Abdul Malik Mamoozai completed with 11.
(All native occasions)
11:30 – Korean Air Jumbos Pro-Volleyball Club (Korea) vs Bayankhongor Crownd Geo VC (Mongolia)
14:00 – Jakarta Bhayangkara Presisi (Indonesia) vs Suntory Sunbirds (Japan)
16:30 – Shahdab Yazd (Iran) vs Police Sports Team (Qatar)
19:00 – Al Ahli (Bahrain) vs Diamond Food Fine Chef-Air Force (Thailand)
11:30 – Canberra Heat (Australia) vs Khaypil Sports Club (Yemen)
14:00 – Kam Air (Afghanistan) vs Aspiring Volleyball Team (Hong Kong, China)
16:30 – South Gas Sports Club (Iraq) vs Kuwait Sporting Club (Kuwait)
19:00 – Taichung Bank (Chinese Taipei) vs Atyrau VC (Kazakhstan)
AVC Website: click on www.asianvolleyball.internet
AVC Facebook: click on www.Facebook.com/AsianVolleyballConfederation
AVC Twitter: click on: www.twitter.com/AsianVolleyball
AVC Youtube: click on: Asian Volleyball Confederation
AVC WeChat: Asian Volleyball Confederation
The put up BHAYANGKARA JOIN SUNBIRDS, SHAHDAB AND POLICE IN HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED FINAL FOUR OF 2023 ASIAN MEN’S CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP IN BAHRAIN appeared first on Asian Volleyball Confederation.
Leave a Reply