Turkey’s 2018 rosters mixes veteran players with promising youngsters
VakifBank Istanbul fights through 5-setter to take down Dinamo Moscow 3-2, (22-25, 25-18, 25-11, 21-25, 15-9) during the 4th round of the Champions League.
The third leg of the fourth round in the CEV Champions League has concluded, with a number of easy three-set matches taking place while others posed a more challenging task.
It was a do or die match for Dinamo Moscow in their match against VakifBank Istanbul in the Champions League.
Attendance records, upsets and win streaks highlighted the collegiate volleyball landscape in October, while the 2018 World Championships field was set, the FIVB tested new beach rules and announced two drug-related reinstatements on the international scene.
VakifBank Istanbul has recently taken their first Turkish Cup since the 2013-14 season for their sixth overall over league-leading Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul who has eight titles to their name.
The 2018 CEV Women’s Champions League fourth round is set to begin in just mere hours, with some of the best teams in Europe taking the floor to compete for the most coveted European trophy of the 2018 season.
There are finally no more undefeated teams in the Vestel Venus Sultanlar Ligi, as Fenerbahce was downed in four-sets by VakifBank this week.
The third round home matches of the 2018 CEV Champions League finished with the top teams coming out alive.
The Turkish team received some bad news, but expected, that their two leading scorers – Gozde Kirdar and Neriman Ozsoy are retiring from the Turkish National Team.