‘Better than before,’ Korea women’s volleyball falls to Netherlands in VNL final

It was a meaningful time for the Korean women’s volleyball team.

The South Korean women’s national volleyball team lost 0-3 in the final match of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) against the Netherlands on June 16 at the West Nippon Exhibition Center in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

The team was a total disaster, as they were outclassed in attacking, blocking, and serving, and were unable to manage their errors, 토토사이트 which had improved in previous matches.

The only consolation was that Jung Jung-yoon led both teams with 10 points.

However, the other players were not able to provide enough support, as Kang So-hwi and Moon Ji-yoon only had six points and Lee Da-hyun had five points.

The biggest takeaway from this tournament was the discovery of a new scorer in Jung Ji-yoon.

It also showed the growth of apo jit spiker Moon Ji-yoon and starting setter Kim Dain, while middle blockers Lee Da-hyun and Lee Joo-ah showed improvement compared to previous tournaments.

In addition, libero Handa Hye, who returned to the national team after a long absence, was better than before, and her error management was better than before, and her bold attempts such as back attacks and pipe attacks looked good.

However, it was disappointing that older sisters like Kang So-hwi and Park Jung-ah did not play their best, and V-League blocker Choi Jung-min, setter Park Sa-ra, and liberos Kim Chae-won and Park Su-yeon played less.

It was also disappointing that the longest player on the team, Jung Ho-young, was not able to fulfill her height value, while apo jit spiker Lee Sun-woo was injured and dropped out after only one match, and backup setter Kim Ji-won needed time.

Regardless, Team Korea finished the VNL in 15th place, up one spot from the previous tournament, with a record of 2 wins, 10 losses, and 6 points, and will look to do better in the short term at the ’25 VNL and in the long term at the ’28 LA Olympics.

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