Heungkuk Life Insurance, a women’s professional volleyball player, delayed the opportunity to beat Hyundai E&C and rise to the top spot. On the 11th, he bowed his head in a face-to-face confrontation with IBK Industrial Bank (hereinafter referred to as Industrial Bank of Korea) in the 2022-23 season Dodram V League held at Samsan Gymnasium in Incheon, a hometown.
Didn’t even get 1 point. On the other hand, IBK won against Heungkuk Life Insurance with a set score of 3-1. It was the best result on the away road, taking one win and three points.
In the firepower and height confrontation, IBK showed an advantage over Heungkuk Life Insurance. Santana (Puerto Rico) and Pyo Seung-ju posted 22 and 19 points, respectively. Heungkuk Life’s left and right twins Kim Yeon-kyung (19 points) and Yelena (Bosnia, 22 points) did not lag behind.
Middle blocker Kim Soo-ji scored a double-digit score (10 points) and added 3 blocks. He especially stood out in the first and second sets, where IBK led the trend.
Suji Kim put up 8 points (3 blocks) during the two sets and put her strength into helping IBK take the lead in height. In an official interview with the reporters who visited the scene after the game, he said, “It was a game where the prepared play came out well.”
Heungkuk Life Insurance acting manager Kim Dae-kyung emphasized blocking and connection before the match, but IBK players showed a play that suited them better on the court. Except for the 3rd set deuce close match, IBK took the set스포츠토토 1st, 2nd and 4th sets relatively easily, defeating the pursuit of Heungkuk Life Insurance.
IBK coach Kim Ho-cheol said, “Our team’s players have too many ups and downs.” Suji Kim, a veteran middle blocker, knows and understands that.
Suji Kim’s first win against Heungkuk Life Insurance this season is Santana. Kim Su-ji said, “In the previous game (KGC Ginseng Corporation on the 8th), Santana seemed to be lacking in strength and did not play well. But today (11th) was different. I showed lively play on the court and showed my teammates I think it was a good enough stimulus,” he said.
Kim Suji also mentioned his retirement from the national team. On this day, at Samsan Gymnasium, coach Cesar Gonzalez, who arrived through Incheon International Airport on the 10th, visited the Korean women’s volleyball team and watched the two teams face-to-face.
Suji Kim is a member who led the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics along with Yeonkyung Kim (Heungkuk Life Insurance) and Hyojin Yang (Hyundai E&C). The three players announced their retirement from the national team after the Olympics.
He said, “It’s a part I know well.”
When asked by an on-site reporter what she would do if a request to rejoin the national team came, Kim Su-ji said, “I’m retired, but I don’t think it’s a problem that I can refuse right away or give a definite answer.” said.
IBK will once again challenge GS Caltex at the Hwaseong Gymnasium on the 16th.