FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

MATCH INFO

Volero beat battling GS Pertroliers to book semifinal ticket


GSP (Algeria) best scorer Zohra Bensalem spiking against double block from Volero (Switzerland)

 Zurich, Switzerland, May 8, 2014- Volero Zurich continued their magnificent start to the FIVB Women's Club World Championship with a win 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-13) win over Algeria's GS Petroliers in the competition day 2 at Saalsporthalle in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday.

 With the victory Volero improved their win- loss ratio in the Pool A to 2-0 at the end of their pool matches to confirm a semifinal ticket as top of the pool with one remaining match between GSP and Brazil's SESI-SP. Playing their first match GSP dropped to 0-1.

 Home opposite Olesia Rykhliuk stood above all players in the scorers chart with 19 points. Teammates Nadja Ninkovic scored 10. Outside hitter Zohra Bensalem contributed 8 points for GSP as best scorer from her side.

 Volero started the match with big motivations from their previous victory over Brazil SESI-SP and also due to the great support from the home crowd. They started using the spike service as a main weapon and succeeded to lead 8-5 at the first TTO. GSP improved relatively through the combinations conducted by their setter Fatma Okazi to come near but again Volero was 16-12 ahead in the second TTO. Afterwards opposite attacker Olesia Rykhliuk started to do her job and sent her unstoppable hits aiding her team to finish the set 25-15.

 The second set was more competitive as Volero early led through the proper disciplined reception as they continued their superiority till they led 8-5 at the FTT. GSP played their best in the match as Okazi conducted the attacks through Zohra Bensalem and Safia Boukhima to draw for the first time 15-15 before Volero led narrowly 16-15 at the STT. Volero's middle blocker Nadja Ninkovic did a good job in blocking and stopped a lot of GSP's attacks and on the other side Algerian blocker Aicha Mezemate did a good job also, thus it was the draw 24-24 before Volero won the crucial points to win the second set 26-24 to lead 2-0.

The energetic Volero players found it easy with their consistent performance to win the third set 25-13 and the match in straight sets.


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