WATCH LIVE: Zaksa & Lube Fight To Remain Unbeaten At Club Worlds

  0 Carly DeMarque | December 13th, 2017 | Asian Volleyball, European volleyball, International Volleyball, News, Video


On day two of the 2017 FIVB Men’s Club World Championships, a resilient Zaksa Kedzierzyn-Kozle squad will take on Cucine Lube Civitanova who took down the reigning champions on day one.

Zaksa made a tremendous comeback against Sarmayeh Bank, falling in the first two sets 25-19 and 25-20. They forged a comeback with a third set score of 25-16 while fighting tooth and nail in the fourth to squeak out a 31-29 win to force a deciding set. The fifth set went into extra points with Zaksa fighting ahead to win 17-15.

Maurice Torres led the way for Zaksa in their comeback win by posting a match-best 26 points while Sam Deroo posted another 21.

Cucine Lube had the toughest first-round matchup as they were paired with reigning champions Sada Cruzeiro on day one, to which they were able to win in a sweep. In the win over the Brazilian squad, Cucine Lube led in all important categories – kills (37-32), blocks (5-3) and aces (11-3).

Tsvetan Sokolov led the way with 20 points in the match while Osmany Juantorena contributed 10 in the win.

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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