Great start from the net sultan-TRTSpor

Our national team started a live match on TRT SPOR by covering the front of the net with long sleeves at the Ankara Sports Hall. Effective in the block, the Crescent Stars found a critical number with Ebral Karakult in the attack, leading 9-5 after the 5-1 series. Continuing a good match, the national team won the set 25-20 and proceeded 1-0.

Having successfully started the second set of the match, the national team gave Italy a break with a score of 7-2. With Eda Erdem and Hande Baladın making effective blocks, the Crescent and Star team entered a technical time-out 12-8 ahead. The national team, who made a mistake without losing focus on the match, took the set 25-19 and scored 2-0.

Ebrar Karakurt and Saliha Sahin’s dunk numbers prevented Italy from making a difference in the third set, and Turkey entered a technical time-out behind 9-12. After the time-out, the national team made the 5-1 series, proceeded to 14-13 and gave the opponent a break. Continuing an effective game with excellent defense, the crescent-shaped star set won set 25-19 and match 3-0.

After the match, the national team gave the photojournalist a victory pose, and captain Eda Dunder cheered on the “Turkish” audience and thanked the fans for their support.

Minister Casapol at the stand

Youth Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu watched the game on a stand with the chairman of the Turkish Volleyball Federation Akif Üstündağ among the spectators.

Casapoul, who was very pleased with the number of Turkey, also experienced the happiness of winning with the supporters of the national team after the match. Kasapoğlu took a picture with the audience.

Next competitor is China

Matches in the first week of the Nations League will continue until Sunday. The “Net Sultan” will face China on Friday, Bulgaria on Saturday, and Belgium on Sunday.

16 teams will participate in the Nations League, which will be completed in 3 weeks. The top eight teams on the scoreboard are eligible for the finals. The 2022 FIVB Nations League Final will also be held in Ankara from July 13th to 17th.

Living room: Ankara

Referee: Fabrice Collados (France), Katarzyna Sokol (Poland)

turkey: CansuÖzbay, Hande Baladin, Zehra Güneş, Ebrar Kurakurt, SalihaŞahin, Eda Erdem Dündar (Simge Sebnem Aköz, Ayça Aykaç, Sıla Çalışkan)

Italy: Perinelli, Chirichella, Malinov, Degradi, Bonifacio, Nwakalor (De Gennaro, Fersino, Luban, Bosio, Enweonwu, Gennari, D’Odorico, Mazzaro)

set: 25-20, 25-19, 25-19

interval: 88 minutes (29, 29, 30)

Squad of our national team

National athletes Cansu Özbay, ElifŞahin, Sıla Caliskan, Ebrar Karakurt, Meryem Boz, Ceren Kapucu, Hande Baladin, TuğbaŞenoğlu, Derya Cebecioğlu, Meliha ðsmailoğlu, SalihaŞahin, ðlkin Ayd

The schedule for the remaining matches in the FIVB Nations League is as follows:

Wednesday, June 1st:

15.30 Belgium-Serbia

18.30 China-Netherlands

Thursday, June 2nd:

13.00 Thailand-Serbia

16.00 Bulgaria-Netherlands

19.00 Belgium-Italy

Friday, June 3rd:

13.00 Serbia-Bulgaria

16.00 Netherlands-Italy

19.00 Turkey-China

June 4th (Sat):

13.00 Thailand-Belgium

16.00 China-Italy

19.00 Turkey-Bulgaria

June 5th (Sun):

13.00 Serbia-Netherlands

16.00 Thailand-China

19.00 Turkey-Belgium