The Korean national team, led by coach Kim Chan-ho
defeated England with a set score of 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25- 18) and advanced to the finals.
In the Vietnam-Japan semifinals that followed
Vietnam defeated Japan 3-0 (25-13, 25-22, 25-14) and advanced to the finals.
Accordingly, Vietnam and Korea are scheduled to clash for the championship in the finals, which will be held from 3 p.m. on the 31st.
Korea’s advancement to the finals is an unexpected feat.
Even before the start of the competition, there was a prediction that it would be difficult to guarantee advancement to the semifinals. 먹튀검증
Korea’s victory in the first match between Korea and Japan on the 26th was the driving force behind its upward trend.
The victory was all the more meaningful because England, whom we faced in the semifinals, was not an easy opponent.
Initially, England was considered a threatening force because most of its players were active in professional leagues such as their own league and the Danish league.
However, Korea led the mood with overwhelming performance from the beginning of the game.
Korea’s offensive triangle of outside heater Lee Jun (Korean Air), Park Seung-soo (OK Financial Group), and opposition spiker Park Ye-chan (Kyung Hee University) is playing very well in this tournament.
In addition, middle blockers such as Cho Jin-seok (Kyung Hee University) and Jeong Tae-jun (Hyundai Capital), who boast a height of 216cm and are the tallest players in Korean volleyball history, maximized the synergy effect by building a ‘wailing wall’.
The opposing team, Vietnam, is led by opposition spiker Nguyen Thanh Tung (187cm).
Nguyen Huinh Ain Phi (188cm) setter’s toss work and game management skills are also excellent.
In particular, the Vietnamese national team is showing off its powerful skills as the best team in the Vietnamese professional league in this tournament.
In Vietnam, the Ninh Binh Lien Viet Postbank team participated as a single team in this competition.
This team won the Vietnamese league championship for two consecutive years from the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 seasons.
They also won the Vietnam Cup in the 2022-2023 season.
Meanwhile, this tournament was founded by promising volleyball players from men’s college and professional teams from a total of eight countries to improve their performance through international competitions and to provide a venue for international exchange and friendship.
The eight participating countries are South Korea, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, China, Thailand, and Vietnam.
SBS SPORTS, a sports channel, is scheduled to broadcast the Korea-Vietnam final match live from 2:50 pm on the 31st.