FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2012

Press release

Fenerbahce cruise to victory over Kenya Prisons

The consistent blocking of Fenerbahce SK Istanbul proved to be one of the keys against Kenya Prisons on Wednesday

Doha, Qatar, October 17, 2012 – Fenerbahce SK Istanbul subdued Kenya Prisons in straight sets (25-14, 25-17, 25-11) to win Pool B of the Women’s FIVB Club World Championship with a 2-0 win-loss record on Wednesday.

Fenerbahce received the benefit of 29 points from the opponents’ errors while making only 10 for the entire match. The winners held a 7-4 advantage in blocks and 5-2 in aces.

Seda Tokatlioglu led the Turkish club with 13 points, including five blocks, followed by Mari Steinbrecher who notched 12 with three aces. Paula Pequeno charted eight.
Lydia Mayo was the only player of Kenya with double digits in the scoring charts with 11 points while Everlyne Makuto finished with seven.

The score was close in the early part of the first set with Fenerbache recovering from a 5-3 deficit to lead 8-6 at the first technical time-out. The Brazilian duo of Mari Steinbrecher and Paula Pequeno contributed to a 16-11 advantage for the Turkish club at the second pause. Mercy Moim was one of the bright points for Kenya Prisons. The actions closed with a 25-14 score.

Kenya Prisons enjoyed a good start in the second set with Lydia Mayo scoring with strong spikes. The African club led 8-6 at the first stop. They let the advantage to escape with several unforced errors and Fenerbahce took the lead for good. They led 16-11 at the next stop with Seda Tokatlioglu playing as the sparkplug in her team reaction. The set concluded 25-17.

Two consecutive blocks of Tokatlioglu gave Fenerbahce a 2-0 lead and Pequeno then scored with a soft tip. When Tokatlioglu landed a cross curt from the right side Kenya Prisons called for time-out. Fenerbahce commanded an 8-1 lead and then reduced the intensity as Kenya Prisons improved their performance. The Turkish club led 16-9 at the second TTO and finished in front 25-11.

Download highresolution

More press releases

24.10.2012 17:44:30
At least another year to see who will unseat Trentino
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 24, 2012 – It was a fourth Men’s Club World Championship and a fourth Trentino Diatec title in Doha, Qatar, at the 2012... More...
20.10.2012 04:22:32
We are part of history - says Kaziyski
Press Conference Trentino Diatec v Sada Cruzeiro... More...
19.10.2012 23:44:14
Juantorena achieves a three-peat as Most Valuable Player
Doha, Qatar, October 19, 2012 – For the third year in a row, Osmany Juantorena of Trentino Diatec was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the Men’... More...
19.10.2012 22:55:19
Trentino Diatec and Sollys Nestle crowned in Doha
Doha, Qatar, October 19, 2012 – Trentino Diatec of Italy won the men’s gold medal for a fourth consecutive year while Sollys Nestle of Brazil were cro... More...
19.10.2012 19:59:26
Italy’s Trentino Diatec achieve four-peat
Doha, Qatar, October 19, 2012 – Trentino Diatec kept intact their own dynasty and that of Italian teams at the Men’s FIVB Club World Championship. The... More...
19.10.2012 18:48:29
Sollys Nestle dominate the tournament from start to finish
Press Conference Sollys Nestle v Rabita Baku... More...
19.10.2012 18:06:46
Sollys Nestle dethrone Rabita Baku as women’s champions
Doha, Qatar, October 19, 2012 – Sollys Nestle of Brazil capped an outstanding week of high level volleyball with a brilliant straight-set victory (25-... More...
19.10.2012 17:34:16
PGE Skra Belchatow show character in come-from-behind victory
Press Conference PGE Skra Belchatow v Zenit Kazan... More...
19.10.2012 16:35:20
PGE Skra Belchatow win men’s bronze medal
Doha, Qatar, October 19, 2012 – PGE Skra Belchatow of Poland won the bronze medal of the Men’s FIVB Club World Championship by prevailing in a sensati... More...
19.10.2012 14:11:22
A good experience for team representing Puerto Rico
Press Conference Fenerbahce v Lancheras de Cataño... More...