NH Nonghyup Card won Hana Card 4-3 in a set score and won two points on the seventh day of the third round of the “Welcome Savings Bank PBA Team League 2023-24” at Goyang PBA Stadium in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province on the 20th. Crown Haitai also defeated Huons 4-1 in set score to secure three points.
On the other hand, Hana Card, which showed the possibility of winning only when it beat NH Nonghyup Card, failed to win the championship due to its defeat. Welcome Savings Bank, which had won four consecutive games, also lost to SK Rent-A-Car with a set score of 2-4, effectively moving away from winning the round.
With NH Nonghyup Card maintaining the first place alone in the third round with “no loss” (6 wins and 16 points), Crown Haitai will compete for the title in second place (5 wins, 1 loss and 15 points). The two teams will face off on the 22nd, the final day.
NH Nonghyup Card lost the first two sets against Hana Card and won a thrilling come-from-behind victory after a full set. He had a shaky start by losing men’s doubles (Cho Jae-ho and Kim Hyun-woo) in the first set and women’s doubles (Kim Min-ah and Kim Bo-mi) in the second set, but “team leader” Cho Jae-ho, who played in men’s singles in the third set, changed the mood by beating Murat Nasi Choklu (Turkiye) 15-9 (eight innings).
Oh Sung-wook and Kim Bo-mi then beat Choclu and Kim Ga-young 9-8 in just four innings in the fourth set mixed doubles, and Antonio Montes of Spain beat Nguyen 11-10 (9 innings) in the men’s singles in the fifth set.
Kim Min-ah, a women’s singles player in the sixth set, gave up a set of 3-9 (5 innings) to Ayako Sakai, but in the final set of men’s singles, Mamin Kam of Vietnam beat Kim Byung-ho 11-7 (5 innings) to complete a six-game winning streak.
Crown Haitai won 4-1 against Huons with strong teamwork, with all of the team adding a victory.
Welcome Savings Bank swallowed the loss as Kim Ye-eun and Higashiuchi Natsumi (Japan) in the second set and Lee Sang-dae in the men’s singles in the third set lost the rest of the set even after winning.
High1 Resort beat SY 4-2 on the set score and escaped a four-game losing streak.
On the 8th day of the third round, the first game between Blue One Resort and High One Resort (12:30 p.m.), followed by two games (3:30 p.m.) between NH Nonghyup Card and Welcome Savings Bank, followed by three games between SY-Huons (6:30 p.m.) and four games between SK Rent-A-Crown Haitai (9:30 p.m.).
In the third round of the PBA Team League, which is being held at Goyang KINTEX PBA Stadium in KINTEX, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, a Cheerful Event” will be held for visitors to the site.” To participate, if you bring your own cheering tools (sketchbook cheerleaders), you can watch one game a day for free.