Crvena Zvezda win 16th National Cup title
The Belgrade team needed 118 minutes to win the 47th edition of the Cup with a 3-1 (26-28, 25-19, 25-23, 25-23) victory over their capital city rivals in front of 1,100 fans at the Belgrade Sports Hall.
After the match Crvena Zvezda captain Ana Bjelica received the Cup from Serbian Volleyball Federation (VFS) president Aleksandar Boricic, while Bjanka Busa Vizura Vol Art’s captain was awarded the commemorative plate for the losing side by Jelena Reljin, the Serbia women’s national team manager.
The Crvena Zvezda players received their gold winners’ medals from the VFS first vice-president Nenad Golijanin and by Zoran Manasijevic, president of Crvena Zvezda. Silver medals were handed over to the Vizura Vol Art players by Aleksandar Sapic, President of the Municipality of Novi Belgrade and by Vizura club president Zoran Radojicic.
Commemorative medals were also presented to the match referees – Svetlana Zotovic and Boris Kolarevic – by Mr. Dragutin Cuk, Technical Director of the VFS.