Serbian Setter Maja Ognjenović Leaves Eczacibasi for Dynamo Moscow

  0 Bill Stadick | June 01st, 2018 | News, Pro Indoor, Russian League, Turkish League, Women's Transfers

After two seasons with Eczacibasi Vitra Istanbul, Serbian setter Maja Ognjenović has left the Turkish league side for Dynamo Moscow, Last season, Eczacibasi finished runner-up to Vakifbank Istanbul for the league title. This had been the 34-year-old Serb’s second stint with Eczasibasi, having previously played for that side eight years ago during the 2009-2010 season.

The 6-0 (183 cm) Ognjenović regularly serves as captain of the Serbian women’s national volleyball team. With her dishing out assists for her home country, Serbia claimed a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, losing in four sets to the Chinese side in the gold medal match. To reach the finals, Serbia defeated the United States in a five-set thriller.

In other national team competitions, Maya Ognjenović won gold at the 2011 European Championships, as well as a silver medal at the 2007 European Championships. She was named best setter at that competition on three separate occasions, in 2009, 2011, 2015.

Individual Accolades

  • 2015, European Championships, Best Setter
  • 2012, European League, Best Setter
  • 2011, European Championships, Best Setter
  • 2010, European League, Best Setter
  • 2008-2009, CEV Challenge Cup Final Four, Best Setter
  • 2007, European Championships, Best Setter

Professional Teams (2009-Present)



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