In professional volleyball, Hyundai Capital snapped a five-game losing streak and earned its first win of the season in six games.
Hyundai Capital defeated KB Insurance in three sets to none (26-24 25-20 25-23) in the men’s home leg of the Professional Volleyball Dodram 2023-2024 V League at Yoo Yoo Soon Gymnasium in Cheonan.
Hyundai Capital, which had dropped five games including the opening match to fall to the bottom of the table (seventh place), gained three points to move up to fifth place with a total of five points (1-5), ahead of 토토사이트 KB Insurance (4-1-5) and KEPCO (3-1-4).
In the V-League, a 3-0 or 3-1 set win earns three points, a 3-2 win earns two points, and a 2-3 loss earns one point.
Hyundai Capital, which had earned only two points in its previous five matches with two 2-3 losses, managed to break through with its first win of the season.
KB Insurance, on the other hand, suffered their fifth straight loss after winning their first game of the season.
Hyundai Capital was led by wingers Ahmed (19 points) and Heo Su-bong (14 points) on the flanks, while Park Sang-ha and Choi Min-ho (over 8 points) played in the center.
KB Insurance relied heavily on the wing attacks of Andres Villena (21 points) and Hwang Kyung-min (18 points).
With a more diverse offense, Hyundai Capital also outscored KB Insurance 9 to 3 in blocked shots.
The deciding game was the first set.
Hyundai Capital earned the first set point at 23-23 when their opponent, Ju Po Bijena, made a back-attack error.
However, Ahmed stepped on the attacking line while attempting a follow-through, conceding a 24-24 deuce.
Ahmed recovered with a flying back attack to take the set.
At 25-24, Hwang Kyung-min’s quick opener was blocked by Park Sang-ha, giving Hyundai Capital the first set.
With the second set easily won, Hyundai Capital took the third set in a similar fashion to the first set deuce.
Ahmed came from behind at 23-23.
At 24-23, Park Sang-ha intercepted a Korean’s fastball to end the game.