Eczacıbaşı VitrA claims Turkish Super Cup in volleyball
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Eczacıbaşı VitrA won its first Super Cup. AA photoEczacıbaşı VitrA beat Fenerbahçe Universal 3-1 to deprive its opposition of the volleyball Super Cup double on Oct. 9.
The holder of the Turkish Cup, Eczacıbaşı VitrA needed 98 minutes to beat the titleholder 25-16, 25-23, 15-25 and 25-19 in a match played at the TVF Başkent Sports Hall in Ankara.
The Eczacıbaşı VitrA victory came a day after Fenerbahçe won the Super Cup in men’s volleyball final.
On Sunday, Eczacıbaşı VitrA started the game in a commanding fashion and comfortably dominated the first set, 25-16.
Fenerbahçe Universal was better in the second set, but it was again Eczacıbaşı VitrA that won. Fener found a glimmer of hope in the third set with a 25-15 win, but lost the deciding set 25-19.
Fenerbahçe Universal’s missing key players, including Logan Tom, Fabiana Claudino and Naz Aydemir, played a part in the Turkish champion’s failure to make an impact.
New signings Tom and Claudino will join the squad in the following weeks, while Aydemir was suspended by the Turkish Volleyball Federation because of skipping the national team, citing an injury, but continuing to play for her team