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Eczacıbaşı VitrA wins the Silver

Losing 3-1 against Italy's Imoco Volley Conegliano in the final match of the 2019 FIVB Club World Championship, Eczacıbaşı VitrA finished second overall to win the 2019 FIVB Club World Championship Silver Cup.



The final clash was full of thrilling rallies and started in favor of the Italians. But Eczacıbaşı VitrA made a great comeback with the help of Yeon Koung Kim to finish the first set 25-22. In the second set, Imoco bounced back with a 25-11 win despite strong offensive plays by Eczacıbaşı VitrA's Natalia Pereira. Imoco Volley prevailed in the third and fourth sets as well, 25-19 and 25-21, to win the Championship Cup.

Eczacıbaşı VitrA captain Yeon Koung Kim and co-captain and libero Simge Şebnem Aköz contributed greatly to the success of their team and quality of play. The two players were selected to the tournament's Dream Team as respectively Best Outside Hitter and Best Libero.