Serbian women’s volleyball was crowned world champion

The Serbian women’s team defeated their Italian opponent 3-2 in the final of the World Volleyball Championship held in Yokohama (Japan). It is the first time in history they won the championship.

Serbian athlete Tijana Boskovic also received the MVP title for “best player in the tournament” when she scored 26 points in the final. Boskovic was deeply moved when telling the press that it was a “very long journey” and that they have successfully made history.

” We played as a team of solidarity and mutual support. each other in the most difficult moments”, Ms. Boskovic said. The Boskovic woman of Serbia received the title of the most comprehensive athlete in the tournament. In total, the 21-year-old girl got 193 points, of which 176 points came from smashes, 11 successful blocks and 6 shots.

This victory marked the rise of Serbian volleyball and dispelled the sadness of their defeat in the final of the Rio Olympic Games. The Chinese team continued to disappoint when only won the bronze medal. Previously have won 3 championships and twice run the tournament.

The women’s volleyball tournament in the world championship has officially ended in Japan with a tense match between Serbia and Italy. The two teams defeated a series of heavyweight candidates such as Russia, the US, and Brazil to be in the final. They had to go through 5 sets to determine whether to win or lose.

It is also important to admit that Egonu played extremely well in this match, because she alone brought 33 points to Italy. The opposite side Tijana Boskovic had 26 points.

Italy was the team that won the first set but then lost the next set. The scenario repeated in sets 3 and 4 before the excellent Serbian team won 15-12 in the final set. In the end Serbia won Italy 21-25, 25-14, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12 for the first time in the world championship.

The Japanese female team cried because they were eliminated from the World Cup

The Japanese women’s team could not hold back their tears. After being eliminated from the 2020 World Cup with a goal from the penalty spot at the last. The Japanese women’s team is the current World Cup runner-up and the stop in the quarter-finals is a failure. The winners stepped forward to offer their condolences to the Japanese female players.

Captain Saki Kumagai has 104 games for the Japanese national team and is playing at Lyon, one of the strongest women’s football clubs in Europe. But still could not contain emotions when the home team lost a grimly. It was Kumagai who let the ball touch in the penalty area leading to a penalty in the 88th minute.

The Japanese women’s team played very well in the second half. when controlling the Netherlands and also the team that created more delicious opportunities throughout the game.

Personally, the president of the Dutch Women’s Football Federation, Ms. Kirsten van de Ven, confirmed this after the match. Therefore, this result becomes even more grim for Asian girls.

In the quarterfinals, the Dutch woman took the lead in the 17th minute by Lieke Martens with a technical heel shot in the penalty area. Two minutes before the end of the first half, Yui Hasegawa equalized for Japan with a close-range shot after a precise offside trap.

In the second half, the ball hit the Dutch goal once after Yuika Sugasawa’s shot. Other opportunities also continued as the Asian girls demonstrated outstanding experience as well as tactical representation from Europe.

Attacking more without getting a goal, Japan pays the price. In the 88th minute, Dutch Tel received a penalty after captain Kumagai let the ball touch his hand in the penalty area. On the 11 meter mark, Lieke Martens made no mistake to score a 2-1 goal, sending the Japanese champions home early.