“Matej’s strength is his serve. Today it came through when it mattered.”
Woori Card head coach Shin Young-cheol was pleased with the hard-fought win against OK Financial Group. He also gave a thumbs-up to foreign player Matei, who helped them to their first win of the season.
Woori Card won the 바카라사이트 Dodram 2023-2024 V-League away match against OK Financial Group 3-2 in three sets at Ansan Sangroksu Gymnasium on Wednesday. Woori Card, who had lost both previous meetings this season, secured a valuable victory to keep their top spot alive with two points.
With a 2-1 lead in the set, WooriCard had a chance to close out the match in the fourth set at 24-22, but a deuce from their opponent resulted in a shock loss. Reviving the fifth set wasn’t easy, and at 12-12, Matei served two crucial aces in a row to win the match.
After the match, Coach Shin commented on the difficult opponent, OK Financial Group, saying, “Winning doesn’t happen just because you want to win. I thought we could only win if the players’ passion came out in the match. I think the players’ enthusiasm is the reason for today’s victory.” “In the fourth set, even though we gave them the direction of our offense, they were all over the place and lost the set. I checked their rhythm after the fourth set,” he said, explaining how he was able to keep his cool in the fifth set.
Speaking about Matej, who scored 42 points on the day, Shin said, “He’s coming alive. We are getting to know each other more and more through our meetings. Matej’s biggest strength is his serve. It worked today when it was crucial,” he said.