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05/12/2018 23:00
Rookies steal the show in #CEVChallengeCupW
2019 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup - Women

Luxembourg, December 5, 2018. Among the teams competing in the 16th Finals of the 2019 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup – Women, two rookies made the headlines on Wednesday night. Turkey’s AYDIN BBSK came back from a 0-3 away loss at the hands of Besiktas ISTANBUL to stamp a home victory by the same score and win the following Golden Set much to the delight of 1,750 fans. Germany’s Ladies in Black AACHEN had a successful home debut in the European Cups as well as they beat AVC FAMALICÃO / LEICA of Portugal 3-2 to continue their journey in the very first international competition they contest in the club’s history.

AYDIN BBSK (TUR) vs. Besiktas ISTANBUL (TUR) 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-20); Golden Set: 15-12

•    AYDIN BBSK hosted their very first match in the European Cups and as many as 1,750 fans came together for the ‘derby’ with Besiktas.
•    AYDIN BBSK made amends for their 0-3 loss at the hands of Besiktas last week to claim a 3-0 victory and the all-important Golden Set as well.
•    Their Dominican star player Brayelin Martinez was the best scorer of the game with 18 points while Olesia Rykhliuk paced Besiktas with 19.