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07/02/2019 22:00
Igor Gorgonzola seal fourth straight win in #CLVolleyW
2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Women

Luxembourg, February 7, 2019. Igor Gorgonzola NOVARA won their fourth match in the 2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League in straight sets. At the PalaIgor, the team coached by Massimo Barbolini defeated Minchanka MINSK 3-0 and, now, lead Pool C with four matches won without dropping a single set.

•    Igor Gorgonzola NOVARA is the only team with a “clean sheet” so far: the Italian team has won 12 sets and lost 0 in their first four 2019 CEV Volleyball Champions League games.
•    Paula Yamila Nizetich was awarded MVP after a monster performance: she scored 16 points with three aces and 61% of success rate in attack.
•    Over 1,500 people attended the game, including a group of Italian high school students who also joined the pre-match practice and met with the teams in the morning.
•    Celeste Plak was the best server of the game: she scored four winning serves, one more than Nizetich.
•    The experienced Belarusian player Aksana Kavalchuk joined the game during the second set and was the best attacker of her team (42%).

Paula Yamila Nizetich, spiker of Igor Gorgonzola NOVARA: “We are very proud of our performance and of our European campaign so far. We look forward to playing our next games and our goal is to finish the pool phase in first position and qualify for the quarterfinals. I am grateful to my teammates for having helped me win the MVP title of the game.” 

Bohdana Anisova, spiker of Minchanka MINSK: “Playing against such a strong team, in front of such a good audience was really a good experience for all of us. We are just sorry for the result, we will be working hard to fix the mistakes we made in this game and improve.”

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