Women’s MEVZA League: ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO book last Final Four spot

PHOTO © ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO

ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO (BIH) clinched the last berth for the women’s MEVZA League Final Four tournament on Sunday evening. The reigning national champions of Bosnia and Herzegonina celebrated a 3-0 (25-21, 26-24, 25-22) home win over GEN-I Volley NOVA GORICA (SLO). Alongside ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo, the main round winners Nova KBM Branik MARIBOR (SLO) and Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO) as well as hosts GEN-I Volley will contest this season’s climax in Nova Gorica on February 8 and 9.

PHOTO © ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO
PHOTO © ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO

In the last match of the weekend, Nova KBM Branik’s winning streak ended at UOK Banjaluka Volley BANJA LUKA (BIH). After registering ten victories in a row, the CEV Champions League participants were dispatched by the bottom of the table in straight sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-18). Therefore, Nova KBM Branik finalised their main round campaign on 29 points with a 10-2 win-loss record. The regular season will finish with another three fixtures this coming Saturday.

In the men’s competition, Final Four hosts Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL (AUT) will meet second-placed Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO) in Zwettl on Monday.

Women’s MEVZA League

25.01.: Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO) vs. HOK KASTELA (CRO) 3-1 (25-13, 26-24, 21-25, 25-17)
26.01.: ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO (BIH) vs. GEN-I Volley NOVA GORICA (SLO) 3-0 (25-21, 26-24, 25-22)
26.01.: UOK Banjaluka Volley BANJA LUKA (BIH) vs. Nova KBM Branik MARIBOR (SLO) 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-18)

01.02., 17:00: HOK KASTELA (CRO) vs. ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO (BIH)
01.02., 18:30: HAOK Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) vs. Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO)
01.02., 19:00: GEN-I Volley NOVA GORICA (SLO) vs. UOK Banjaluka Volley BANJA LUKA (BIH)

Final Four participants: Nova KBM Branik MARIBOR (SLO), ZOK Bimal-Jedinstvo BRCKO (BIH), Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO) and hosts GEN-I Volley NOVA GORICA (SLO)

Men’s MEVZA League

25.01.: ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO) vs. OK Mladost BRCKO (BIH) 3-1 (25-13, 23-25, 25-22, 25-20)
25.01.: OK Mladost Ribola KASTELA (CRO) vs. OK MARIBOR (SLO) 3-1 (25-20, 17-25, 25-15, 25-18)

27.01, 19:00: Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL (AUT) vs. Calcit Volley Kamnik (SLO)
01.02., 18:00: ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO) vs. SK Zadruga AICH/DOB (AUT)
08.02., 18:00: HAOK Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) vs. ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO)
08.02., 19:00: Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL (AUT) vs. OK Mladost Ribola KASTELA (CRO)

Final Four participants: ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO), Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL (AUT) hosts; two spots remaining


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