Korean Air recovers from the shock of being eliminated in the quarterfinals… Defeat the Mongolian team and aim for 5th place

Incheon Korean Air Jumbos, the winning team in the professional volleyball men’s division, won the last game of the group stage of the 2023 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championships quarterfinals, somewhat escaping from the shock of defeat against Korea and Japan the previous day.

On the 19th (local time), Korean Air defeated the 2022-2023 season Mongolian Volleyball League champion Bayanhongor 3-1 (25-25-25) in the last match of Group E in the quarterfinals of the tournament held at ISA Sports City Stadium in Manama, Bahrain. 21 22-25 25-16 25-19).

Korean Air, which failed to advance to the semifinals after being completely defeated by Japan’s Suntory Sunbirds the previous day, secured 3rd place in Group E of the quarterfinals with a victory of 1 win, 2 losses and 3 points.

Accordingly, Korean Air will play against Kuwait Sporting Club (Kuwait), which is ranked 4th in Group F, on the 20th to determine the 5th to 8th places. If you win this game, you will advance to the 5th place match on the 21st.

Jeong Han-yong scored 18 points, including 2 interceptions and 2 serve aces. Lee Joon scored 14 points, including 1 interception, and Jin Ji-wee scored 13 points, including 5 interceptions. Son Hyeon-jong added 10 points.

In Bayanhongor, Kangal Tamira scored 22 points and Bayarsaihan 12 points.

In this game, head coach Tommy Tilikhainen gave the candidates a chance as he had announced immediately after the failure to advance to the semifinals. Jeong Jin-hyuk played as a setter, Son Hyeon-jong as an apogee spiker, and Lee Joon as an outside hitter.

Kwak Seung-seok, Jung Ji-seok, Lim Dong-hyuk, Oh Eun-ryeol, and Cho Jae-young contributed to cheering in the warm-up zone.

Mongolian champion Bayanghongor was formidable. In the first set, Bayanghongor played a seesaw game with Korean Air, with left-hander Apogit Kangal Tamira at the fore. Bayar Saihan, who is about to join OK Financial Group in the Korean V-League, showed power in blocking. Korean Air, who took the lead with Jeong Han-yong’s serve ace, won the first set 25-21.

The second set was also a close match. Bayanhongor led the game with Kangal Tamira and Bayarsaihan at the fore. Korean Air used Jeong Han-yong to pursue it, but Son Hyeon-jong and Jeong Jin-hyuk made mistakes and the flow was cut off.먹튀검증

Lee Joon’s center back attack went outside and Jeong Han-yong’s open attack was blocked by the opponent’s block. Bayarsaihan scored the last point and Bayanghongor took the second set.

Korean Air, who lost the second set, showed concentration from the beginning of the third set. With Jeong Han-yong’s goal, Korean Air took the lead. As Bayanghongor’s receive shook and the number of errors increased, the score gap widened. Lee Joon’s open attack was successful again and again. Korean Air, who did not miss the initiative, won the third set with a 9-point lead.

From the beginning of the 4th set, Bayanghongor’s offense continued, and Korean Air took the lead. Korean Air, who seized the victory, widened the score gap. Ba Yang Hong-gor, who had several players recruited ahead of this tournament, revealed a problem with his organizational skills and exposed his out-of-breath. In the end, Korean Air won 25-19.

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