Club Volleyball

    Champions League first week victors on the Court in their Domestic Leagues


    Article Fri, Nov 26 2021
    Author: Alperen Bakırlıoğlu

    With the start of the 2021-2022 CEV Women's Champions League Volley's fourth round, volleyball entertainment has increased all around Europe. However, there are still good things about volleyball in the domestic leagues as well. This weekend and on Monday, the teams that won their debut games in the CEV Champions League Volley will also want to continue their successful performances in their national leagues.


    The defending CEV Champions League Volley champion and the current world record holder for most consecutive wins, A. Carraro Imoco Volley Conegliano will face Challenge Cup representative Savino Del Bene Scandicci in the ninth round of the Italian Women's Super League.


    Imoco finally had no difficulty in their first match in Group E against ZOK Ub of Serbia and started the Champions League with a clear 3-0 win.


    Scandicci has performed quite successfully in the league: With a total of six wins in the eight battles so far and they place fourth in the charts.


    Igor Gorgonzola Novara, who beat CEV Champions League Volley rookies THY Istanbul 3-0 in Group C, will take the court against CEV Cup participant Unet e-work Busto Arsizio in their own domestic league.


    Novara is in second place in the overall standings with only one loss, while UYBA became victorious to VDK Bank Gent and advanced to the next round of the CEV Cup two days ago.


    The current leader of the Turkish Sultans League, Fenerbahçe Opet, will host another CEV Cup squad Eczacibasi Dynavit in round 11.


    Fenerbahce achieved a critical win after an unforgettable comeback against Dinamo Ak-Bars Kazan in their first match in Group D, and without a doubt, they will want to maintain their lead in the league.


    Eczacibasi, who qualified for the next round of the CEV Cup by overpowering Zeleznicar Lajkovac 3-0 is now in the third position in the league with two failures.

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    Triumphing over VK Dukla Liberec in Group C without losing a set, Dinamo Moscow will meet Dinamo Krasnodar in the eighth week of the Russian Superleague.


    The two teams are in fourth and fifth place in the league prior to this game, so Krasnodar will aim to open the gap, and Moscow will try to move up one place by beating their opponent.


    Polish representatives Grupa Azoty Chemik Police and Developres Rzeszow also started the Champions League with a victory, and they will play against Joker Swiecie and E.Leclerc Moya Radomka Radom in their respective leagues this weekend.