MEVZA League: MERKUR MARIBOR celebrate fifth win in a row!


On Wednesday night, Slovenia’s national champions OK Merkur MARIBOR came from one set down to secure a 19-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 home win over their compatriots OK Calcit KAMNIK in the men’s MEVZA League. Ahmed Abulubaba Ikhbayri was the player of the match after an impressive performance resulting in a personal tally of 22 points, including four aces and two winning blocks, while KAMNIK’s captain Jan Klobu?ar recorded 15.

As a result, the current table leaders increased their points to 15 with a perfect 5-0 win-loss record. Calcit KAMNIK, on the other hand, had to cope with another setback. They have not been able to celebrate a single victory in the four MEVZA League matches they have contested so far.

The men’s MEVZA League is going to continue with two more match-ups next weekend. OK Merkur MARIBOR will be facing ACH Volley LJUBLJANA in another exciting Slovenian derby on Saturday. The defending champions are sitting in second place in the current standing on 12 points with a 4-0 win-loss record. On Sunday, TJ Spartak MYJAVA of Slovakia will be clashing with Austria’s UVC Holding GRAZ.

MEVZA League Men

27.10.: OK MERKUR MARIBOR (SLO) vs. OK Calcit KAMNIK (SLO) 3-1 (19-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-20)
30.10., 20:30: OK MERKUR MARIBOR (SLO) vs. ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO)
31.10., 18:00: TJ Spartak MYJAVA (SVK) vs. UVC Holding GRAZ (AUT)

Schedule and Results

CEV Champions League MEN, Away Matches

27.10.: Olympiacos PIRAEUS (GRE) vs. Rieker UJS KOMÁRNO (SVK) 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 31-29)
Home Match: PIRAEUS (GRE) 3-1

27.10.: CEZ KARLOVARSKO (CZE) vs. Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) 3-2 (18-25, 18-25, 25-19, 27-25, 15-9)
Home Match: KARLOVARSKO 3-1

Schedule and Results

CEV Challenge Cup – WOMEN, Home Matches

27.10.: VKP BRATISLAVA (SVK) vs. ATHENS ASP Thetis VOULA (GRE) 0-3 (22-25, 17-25, 10-25)
27.10.: Hapoel KFAR SABA (ISR) vs. RIGAS Volejbola Skola LU (LAT) 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 27-25)
27.10.: VK Pirane BRUSNO (SVK) vs. C.S.M. LUGOJ (ROU) 0-3 (6-25, 16-25, 9-25)
27.10.: SG VB NÖ SOKOL/POST (AUT) vs. RSR WALFERDANGE (LUX) 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-15)
28.10.: RIGAS Volejbola Skola LU (LAT) vs. Hapoel KFAR SABA (ISR) 1-3 (23-25, 25-18, 12-25, 21-25)
28.10.: Steelvolleys LINZ/STEG (AUT) vs. VBC CHESEAUX (SUI) 3-2 (22-25, 25-22, 26-24, 20-25, 15-12)
28.10.: VC Kanti SCHAFFHAUSEN (SUI) vs. TJ OSTRAVA (CZE) 3-2 (26-24, 24-26, 27-25, 23 -25, 17-15)

Schedule and Results