The professional volleyball 2022-2023 V-League Women’s Division, which opened on October 22 last year, left only the final stage to cover the champion.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, who climbed to the top of the regular league and went directly to the championship match, and Korea Expressway Corporation, which reached the final stage after going through the playoffs (PO), will clash over the ‘last 3 wins’ from the 29th.
The 1st and 2nd rounds of the women’s championship decision of the 5-out 3-win system will be held on the 29th and 31st at Heungkuk Life Insurance’s home, Incheon Samsan World Gymnasium. On April 2 and 4, the 3rd and 4th matches will be held at Korea Expressway Corporation’s home, Gimcheon Gymnasium.
If the two teams face each other with 2 wins and 2 losses, they will return to Incheon and have a final match on April 6.
Heungkuk Life Insurance is aiming for the club’s 5th championship in 4 years. If you become the winner of the championship match, you will also achieve the club’s 4th combined championship (1st place in the regular league, winning the championship match).
Korea Expressway Corporation will challenge the club’s second championship in five years after the 2017-2018 season.
The two teams met in the championship match four years after the 2018-2019 season, when Heungkuk Life Insurance won the combined championship.
There are plenty of things to see, befitting the stage to determine the V-League women’s division champion.
Former Korean women’s volleyball team captain Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life Insurance) and current captain Park Jung-ah (Korea Expressway Corporation) show off their offensive power from the side.
Catherine Bell (registered name Catbell), who played for Heungkuk Life Insurance last season, uses Korea Expressway Corporation’s main gun to hit her Heungkuk Life Insurance camp with a powerful spike in this championship match.
In the 2018-2019 season championship match between Heungkuk Life Insurance and Korea Expressway Corporation, Lee Won-jeong, who was coordinating Korea Expressway Corporation’s attack as Lee Hyo-hee’s backup setter, will wear a Heungkuk Life Insurance uniform this time to challenge the championship.
The showdown between Kim Hae-ran (Heungkuk Life Insurance) and Im Myung-ok (Korea Expressway Corporation) as the best libero in active life is also a point to watch.
The colors of the two teams are completely different.
Heungkuk Life Insurance stood out for the wing attacks of Kim Yeon-kyung and Yelena Mrazenovich (registered name Yelena), and Korea Expressway Corporation had the best middle blockers in the V-League with Bae Yu-na and Jeong Dae-young.
Heungkuk Life Insurance ranked first in team attack success rate (40.99%), and Korea Expressway Corporation ranked first in blocking points (2.819 per set) and moving attack (49.69%), reflecting the color of the two teams.
In the regular league, Heungkuk Life Insurance overwhelmed Korea Expressway Corporation.
Heungkuk Life Insurance took 1st place in the regular league with 82 points (27-9), and Korea Expressway Corporation took 3rd place with 60 points (20-16). In the face-to-face match, Heungkuk Life Insurance took the lead with 5 wins and 1 loss.
Kim Yeon-kyung, who ranked first in the regular league attack success rate (45.76%), maintained a high success rate of 41.74% in the Korea Expressway Corporation match. However, this figure is the lowest among Kim Yeon-kyung’s five club attack success rates. 먹튀검증
Yelena’s attack success rate against Korea Expressway Corporation was 41.31%.
The success rate of attacks on Heungkuk Life Insurance by Park Jung-ah (36.27%) and Catbell (35.77%) of Korea Expressway Corporation’s twins is lower than Kim Yeon-kyung and Yelena.
Instead, Bae You-na scored more than 1 blocking point per set (1.042) and Jeong Dae-young scored 0.833 blocking points per set, threatening the Heungkuk Life strikers.
Various figures point to Heungkuk Life’s dominance, but Korea Expressway Corporation, which has many veterans and finished the playoffs (PO) in two games, expects different results from the regular league.
The men’s championship match starts on the 30th.
The opponent to face Korean Air, who ranked first in the regular league, has not yet been decided.
Hyundai Capital and KEPCO, who competed with PO 1 win and 1 loss, will have a final game on the 28th at Yu Gwan-soon Gymnasium in Cheonan for tickets to the championship match.