Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance has laid the foundation for rebuilding a prestigious company.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance won with a set score (28-26 25-20 25-22) in the last game of the first round of the Dodram 2023-2024 V-League men’s division held at Daejeon Chungmu Gymnasium on the 5th.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which earned 3 points, recorded 5 wins, 1 loss, and 14 points. Although they have the same number of wins and points as Woori Card, they took the lead in set goals lost percentage.
Before this game, the atmosphere of the two teams contrasted sharply. After losing in the opening game, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance went on an upward trend with four consecutive wins. If they caught KEPCO, they could record 5 wins in the first round for the first time in 10 years since the 2013-2014 season. On the other hand, KEPCO suffered helpless shutout losses in the last two games, and the mood was down with 1 win and 4 losses, so a turnaround was urgent.
Both Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which is attempting a 5-game winning streak, and Korea Electric Power Corporation, which urgently needs to escape the crisis, showed great concentration from the first set. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s triangle of Yosbani, Park Seong-jin, and Kim Jeong-ho was still powerful, and Korea Electric Power Corporation did not back down as Thais, which had been in trouble at the beginning of the season, came back to life.
In a close match, the game headed to deuce. The team that laughed last was Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which took the set point due to Seo Jae-deok’s serve error, ended the set with Kim Jun-woo turning back Lim Seong-jin’s attack. 먹튀검증사이트
The close match continued in the second set. At a time when the score was tightly balanced at 11-11, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance quickly ran away with a 3-point lead thanks to Kim Jeong-ho’s back attack and Yosbani’s consecutive serve aces. Afterwards, the balance of the game slightly tilted in favor of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. Although Korea Electric Power Corporation also pursued calmly, there were no gaps in Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance’s performance. In a 20-17 situation, Shin Jang-ho, who came in as a substitute, became the driving force behind the score with a fantastic dig, and Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance completely defeated KEPCO. In the end, this difference was maintained, and Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance made the set score 2-0.
Just like in the 1st and 2nd sets, KEPCO did not easily back down in the 3rd set. The two teams had a close battle, tied 15-15 until the middle of the set. However, just like in the second set, a difference occurred in the second half of the set. In a 19-18 situation, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance ran away with a 3-point lead, 21-18, thanks to the opponent’s offense and Yosvani’s scoring. The atmosphere was completely tilted towards Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, and the match ended in the third set.
Yosbani was responsible for 25 points, the most of both teams, with an attack success rate of 55%. Kim Jeong-ho shared 10 points, and middle blocker Kim Jun-woo contributed greatly to the victory by scoring 8 points, including 4 blocking points.
On the other hand, KEPCO ended the first round without being able to escape the slump with 1 win and 5 losses, including three consecutive shutout losses.