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Porto Volei crowned Portuguese women’s champions

 
Porto Volei enjoyed double celebrations after winning the Portuguese title
 
Lisbon, Portugal, April 27, 2015 – Porto Volei swept the domestic competitions after they defeated Leixoes Sport Club in the final match of the best-of-five series to win the Elite National Championship title.

It means Porto Volei can add the championship to the Portuguese cup that they won on April 4.  

“I’m so happy with this victory”, Porto Volei captain Vanessa Rodrigues said. “It was very difficult, we had to suffer a lot, but, in the end, our team deserved to be crowned champions. All the hard work, sacrifice and dedication has paid off.”

Porto Volei had to show remarkable fortitude and belief to win the title; they finished the regular season as runners-up, twice trailed by two games to one during the final series and then had to win the deciding encounter at Leixoes Sport Club’s home arena. 

The home team started the stronger and won the first set, but Porto Volei fought back to win the second set in a tie-break. They then maintained their momentum in the third and fourth set to be crowned champions with a 3-1 (18-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-22) victory. 




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