KEPCO climbed to 4th place with 4 consecutive wins.
KEPCO won with a set score of 3 to 1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-23) in the 5th round of Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Men’s Hyundai Capital held at Suwon Indoor Gymnasium on the 5th. . KEPCO earned 3 points while winning 4 consecutive wins, 12-14 losses, 38 points, beating OK Financial Group (12-14 losses, 37 points) and placed 4th.
I gave up the first set, but from the second set, the offense and defense came back to life perfectly. In the blocking fight, they lost 4-17, but scored when needed. In particular, Libero Jang Ji-won created a counterattack opportunity while enduring Hyundai Capital’s strong attack. On this day, KEPCO’s Thais stood at the center of the attack with 27 points, and Seo Jae-deok and Shin Young-seok combined 28 points. Lim Seong-jin also contributed to the firepower with 9 points.
After the game, KEPCO coach Kwon Young-min said, “There was too much difference in blocking in the first set. However, after that, it seems that I gained the power to follow as I reduced my mistakes. I gained the power to follow even if I lost by 2 points by 3 points. I hope that Ji-won’s psychological difficulties will be resolved.”
He expressed his apologies to Park Chul-woo, who made a surprise trip to the center that day. Director Kwon said, “I’m sorry for (Park) Cheol-woo. I asked him what it would be like if he changed to center through an interview. He had the ability to block. It’s been about two weeks since he practiced at center, but today he started for the first time.” Director Kwon continued, “I think I’ll have to practice a lot of quick attacks,” laughing and saying, “It wasn’t bad to follow the blocking. It feels good to win. Thank you to the players.” 스포츠토토
I was also very grateful to Jang Ji-won, who showed ‘Super Digg’ everywhere. Director Kwon said, “(Ha) Seung-woo and (Chang) Ji-won were brought to the trade for the sake of our use. If I made a receive miss after 20 points, I felt guilty. I couldn’t overcome it, so I consulted psychologically. I’m trying to.
While jumping into the middle of a fierce ranking battle, coach Kwon said, “All teams’ performance is good. I will do my best in each game until the end.”