It was an amazing fighting spirit. But it wasn’t enough to get a win.
Heungkuk Life Insurance was defeated with a set score of 2-3 (28:30/20:25/25:16/25:21/11:15) in the 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division Hyundai Construction and home game held at Incheon Samsan Gymnasium on the 11th. .
On this day, Heungkuk Life Insurance gave out the first and second sets in succession and seemed to collapse easily. But the players did not give up easily. Heungkuk Life Insurance, which started a counterattack from the 3rd set, brought 2 sets in succession. The stadium atmosphere has changed. Samsan Gymnasium was filled with cheers 스포츠토토. A band electrode seemed to be born.
However, Hyundai E&C was also strong. Hyundai E&C calmly continued scoring in the 5th set and eventually won. With this victory, Hyundai E&C recorded 19 wins and 2 losses (53 points). The gap with second place Heungkuk Life Insurance (48 points) widened again with a difference of 5 points. Hyundai E&C, which had 15 consecutive wins at the opening of the league, slowed down for a while as the year-end streak ended, but started cruising again with 4 consecutive wins.
It is a painful defeat for Heungkuk Life Insurance. Heungkuk Life Insurance was on the rise by winning a 3-1 victory in a confrontation held in the opponent’s home on the 29th of last month. In particular, on this day, Hyundai E&C lost Yasmin, the main gun, due to injury, but Heungkuk Life Insurance felt more regret because both Kim Yeon-kyung and Yelena participated. With the defeat on this day, Heungkuk Life Insurance recorded 1 win and 3 losses against Hyundai E&C this season.
Moreover, Heungkuk Life Insurance is still unable to resolve the supervisory hardship situation. Heungkuk Life Insurance was at the center of the controversy by firing former manager Kwon Soon-chan on the 2nd. On top of this, the suspicion that the top line of the club intervened in the appointment of players was overlapped, and the ripple grew. Heungkuk Life Insurance appointed former coach Kim Ki-joong as a new coach, but new coach Kim declined the command tower position. Heungkuk Life Insurance, which became the acting manager again, issued an apology belatedly, but it is unclear whether it will be possible to appoint the next manager.
On the other hand, coach Kim Dae-gyeong, who led the team as acting manager, spoke about the difficulties the team is experiencing. Acting coach Kim said, “The moment I leave (the team), there are no staff left who can play volleyball. I decided to stay for now for the sake of the players,” he said. Earlier, head coach Lee Young-soo, who took over as acting coach after the sacking of former manager Kwon, resigned after playing one game. Acting coach Kim also said, “The atmosphere of the players is not good in my heart. But the moment I show it off, it’s obvious that it will get worse, so I’m focusing on my workout without showing off.”