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06/11/2019 19:40
Emphatic 3-0 win for GALATI over NOVI SAD in #CLVolleyM Match of the Week
CEV Champions League Volley 2020

Luxembourg, November 6, 2019.  The clash between the champions of Romania and Serbia has gone the way of C.S. Municipal Arcada GALATI. In the first appearance in the CEV Champions League Volley 2020 - Men season for both sides, the Romanians beat Vojvodina NS Seme NOVI SAD 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-21). In front of 1,700 fans GALATI made sure that they would have the best opportunity of qualifying for Round 3 when the return will be played in a week's time.

C.S. Municipal Arcada GALATI (ROU) vs. Vojvodina NS Seme NOVI SAD (SRB) 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-21)

  • 1,700 people came out to the Sports Hall in Galati for the #CLVolleyM Match of the Week, which was also the first-ever Champions League match for the home team.
  • The Serbian side managed to come back from trailing by four points on two occasions during the first set, but in the end had to leave the set to GALATI with 25-22.
  • In the remaining sets the blocking and attacking power of the Romanian champions was too high, and they cruised to a straight-set victory.
  • Dutchman Niels Klapwijk was the top scoring player on the side of GALATI. He scored 20 times and was subsequently chosen as MVP.
  • For Vojvodina NS Seme NOVI SAD Aleksandar Blagojevic was most productive, scoring 17 points.

The team of C.S. Municipal Arcada GALATI celebrate with the 1,700 people in the stands.

Sergiu Stancu, head coach of C.S. Municipal Arcada GALATI: “This is an important victory for us, of course, especially that it was our first match in this prestigious competition. After a difficult moment in the first set, I am glad that we overcame our opponent. This was only the first step. It’s going to be a tough match in Novi Sad.”

Marian Bala, outside hitter of C.S. Municipal Arcada GALATI: “We are obviously happy to have won this match in front an enthusiastic crowd. It was important for us to win; it is good for the mind-set and psychology of the team.”

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