Galatasaray volleyball team in CEV Champions League final four
Two Turkish volleyball teams were qualified on April 5 for the final four stage in the top-tier CEV Champions League.
Istanbul’s Galatasaray women’s team beat Italian opponents Igor Gorgonzola 3-1 late on April 5.
Galatasaray booked its place in the final four phase after the win as the Italian team previously won the first leg 3-2.
Galatasaray will meet Romania’s CSM Volei Alba Blaj in the final four to be held May 5-6 in the Romanian capital Bucharest.
Meanwhile, another Turkish team also reached the final four stage of the CEV Champions League.
Vakıfbank advanced to the final four for the sixth time in a row on April 6 after beating Swiss team Volero.
In Istanbul, Vakıfbank won the game against Volero with a score of 3-0 in the second leg of the six-team playoff. Vakifbank also won the first match in Switzerland with the same score.
In the final four, Vakıfbank will take on Italy’s Imoco Volley.
Vakıfbank won Champions League titles in 2011, 2013 and 2017.