Men’s professional volleyball OK Financial Group won a ‘shutout’ with a strong serve.
OK Financial Group, led by coach Seok Jin-wook, beat Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance with a set score of 3-0 (25-21 25-16 25-20) in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League men’s home game held at Sangnoksu Gymnasium in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do on the 8th.
With this, 3rd place OK Financial Group increased its score to 33 (11 wins, 9 losses) and pursued second place Hyundai Capital (37 points, 12 wins, 7 losses), which it lost the previous day. On the other hand, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance was unable to fight back and suffered a crushing defeat and could not get out of the 7th place in the ‘last place’.
‘Serve Explosion’ OK Financial Group, ample victory
It was a game where the serve decided the game. With the score tied 11-11, OK Financial Group took the lead with Leyva Martinez (registered name Leo) back attack, and then Cha Ji-hwan started running away in earnest with consecutive sub aces.
Even at the end of the set, OK Financial Group, which continued to lead with Leo and Song Myeong-keun’s sub ace, won the first set with Song Myeong-keun’s quick open at the set point.
From the second set, it was completely OK Financial Group atmosphere. From the beginning of the set, they took a huge 11-2 lead and overwhelmed Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance followed up to 19-12, but OK Financial Group won a generous victory by 9 points without any major change.
Even in the 3rd set, OK Financial Group seized the victory early as Leo recorded a whopping 4 consecutive sub-aces. In the heat of the home crowd, OK Financial Group quickly accumulated points, and Song Myeong-keun succeeded in a quick open at the match point, putting an end to the game.
On the other hand, in Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, Ahmed Iqbairi (registered name Ikbairi) struggled and tried to win even one set, but he had to leave empty-handed as he could not withstand OK Financial Group’s increased offensive power.
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On this day, OK Financial Group only scored 15 points as a sub ace. In particular, Apposite Spiker Leo led the victory by posting 21 points, including 9 sub-aces. Outsight hitter Cha Ji-hwan also contributed with 16 points. 토토
As Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s receiving line collapsed due to OK Financial Group’s strong serve, they also caught eight blockings. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s receiving efficiency was only 8%, so it was useless even with excellent strikers.
On the other hand, OK Financial Group Song Myeong-geun, who served in the military after being suspended from participation in February 2021 for school violence in the past, played a return match in the V-League after 23 months on this day. I digested all the disciplinary actions, met the victim, apologized, and reached an agreement.
Song Myung-geun scored 12 points, including two sub-aces, and the attack success rate reached a whopping 76.92%. On the other hand, there were only three rooms. Thanks to Song Myung-geun, Leo and Cha Ji-hwan, whose burden was reduced, also increased their offensive power.
OK Financial Group, which faced a major bad news in which Cho Jae-seong, who was active as the main striker, was recently involved in a military service corruption and left the force, was able to continue the expectation of the championship challenge as Song Myung-geun returned just in time.
At the post-game press conference, Song Myeong-geun said, “It’s been a while since I prepared for the game, so I was very nervous, but my teammates did a great job.”