22. 01. 2020

CHALLENGE CUP W: Dresdner, THY and Béziers sweep rivals in first leg of 1/8 finals

Source: cev.eu; Photo: cev.eu

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Dresdner SC beat Ştiinţa Bacău in the first leg of the big match of the 2020 CEV Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup - 8th finals.


Dresdner started the 8th finals of the 3rd tier of the European club competition with a confident performance. In front of 2,400 spectators at home in the Margon Arena, the German team prevailed over Romanian representatives Ştiinţa by a 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-19). Thus, Dresdner took a good starting position for advancing to the quarterfinals with the rematch taking place in 2 weeks. Serbian Milica Kubura top-scored for the winning side with 22 points, including 5 aces.

Two more teams swept their rivals in the first leg, THY Istanbul and Béziers VB.

2020 CEV Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup, 1/8 finals – first leg

January 21:

Yenisei Krasnoyarsk - Olympiacos Piraeus 1-3 (25-21, 20-25, 19-25, 18-25)

January 22:

C.S.M. Lugoj (ROU) – THY Istanbul (TUR) 0-3 (20-25, 19-25, 18-25)

Dresdner SC (GER) - Ştiinţa Bacău (ROU) 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-19)

Ladies in Black Aachen (GER) – Sm’Aesch Pfeffingen (SUI) 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-21)

Béziers VB (FRA) – Pölkky Kuusamo (FIN) 3-0 (28-26, 25-14, 25-17)

Kanti Schaffhausen (SUI) – AO Thiras Santorini (GRE) 3-2 (25-15, 17-25, 25-23, 19-25, 16-14)

January 23:

Beylikdüzü Voleybol Istanbul (TUR) - Askö Linz-Steg (AUT), 16:00 CET

Calcit Volley Kamnik (SLO) - Békéscsabai Röplabda SE (HUN), 20:00 CET



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