On the 5th, KEPCO 28 points were very active, and Ikbairi, who led the team to victory, was
what Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance expected. Ahmed Iqbairi (registered name Iqbairi) showed his power from the first match of the 4th round.
On the afternoon of the 5th, in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Men’s Round 4 match against KEPCO held at Chungmu Gymnasium in Daejeon, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance finished with a set score of 3-2 (23-25, 25-20, 15-25, 25-12) after a full set match. , 15-13) and won. With the victory, he broke the record for the most blocks (20) in a single game for men this season.
6th place Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (17 points), which added 2 points in the match, further narrowed the gap with 5th place KEPCO (21 points), which was mired in 9 consecutive losses. Above all, it was nice to see the performance of Ikbairi, an apogee spiker who shook the opponent with a powerful serve.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance caught by KEPCO, Ikbairi as the vanguard Ikbairi
started from the first set. In 13-15, where Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance was losing by two points, they used strong serves in a row and scored. KEPCO’s receive line knew that Kang Serve would come in, but was helpless.
Ikbairi scored with a back attack at 5-4 at the beginning of the 2nd set, and even succeeded in blocking at 10-6. In addition, outside heaters Shin Shin-ho and Kim Jung-ho also played an active role, and succeeded in recovering from the defeat in the first set.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which gave up the 3rd set with a large gap, pushed KEPCO hard from the beginning of the 4th set. In particular, with 4 points in a row at 8-5, a full set match was predicted. Ikbairi, who took a break from the middle of the 3rd set, scored 10 points in the 4th set alone.
In the 5th set of fate, the team that took the lead first was KEPCO. Seo Jae-deok’s fast break opened the scoring, and the score was 3-0. However, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, which immediately caught up, succeeded in reversing with Kim Jun-woo’s serve score at 5-5. Ha Hyun-yong and Lee Ho-gun’s blocking scores, which came out in succession at 6-6, were the highlight.
Despite KEPCO’s relentless pursuit, Kim Jeong-ho’s back attack was stuck in the opponent’s court in 14-13, and the game ended as it was. Ikbairi, who did not get tired until the end, added 6 points only in the 5th set, including 1 block, leading the team to victory.
A completely different Ikbairi, you can look forward to his performance in the second half
Ikhbairi was responsible for the most points (28 points) among both teams, and the attack success rate was 51.28%. In addition, he achieved the second triple crown in his personal career in the V-League with 3 serve points, 10 back attacks, and 5 blocks.
Ikbairi’s first triple crown match in his V-League debut was against OK Financial Group in the second round at Sangnoksu Gymnasium in Ansan on the 2nd of last month.
It is true that Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance had high expectations for Ikbairi, enough to be nominated as the first overall in the foreign player draft last year. He seemed to make a soft landing in the V-League by playing the game steadily, but it was not a performance worthy of the ‘first priority’. The team has always been in the lower ranks. 토토사이트
Ikbairi, which was like that, is slowly coming back to life recently. On the 20th of last month, he scored a whopping 33 points in the 3rd round of the KEPCO match, and on the 24th he scored 26 points in the OK Financial Group match and scored 47 points with Kim Jeong-ho. On the 29th, in an away game against ‘Leader’ Korean Air, he scored 31 points and harassed the opponent.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance is still far from fourth place Woori Card (29 points) and third place OK Financial Group (30 points). Still, it’s not a situation to give up on the season. Attention is focusing on whether he will be able to counterattack in the second half with Ikbairi, who has energized the team.