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The Bulgarian volleyball team reaches the semi-finals

Submitted on Thursday, 10 September 2009No Comment
The Bulgarian volleyball team reaches the semi-finals

Bulgaria defeated the Netherlands with 3:1 (25:15, 26:24, 21:25, 28:26) in the second game of the F group of Eurovolley 09 in Turkey. This is the fifth consecutive victory for the team of Silvano Prandi, which practically qualifies Bulgaria to the semi-finals of Euro 09 in Izmir.

The result of the game with the other undefeated team so far – Russia – today is irrelevant. Bulgaria has already secured their place in the semi-finals of the tournament.

Bulgaria – The Netherlands 3:1 (25:15, 26:24, 21:25, 28:26)
Bulgarian team: Andrey Zhekov 3, Vladimir Nikolov 11, Matey Kaziyski 22 (1 ace, 3 blocks), Valentin Bratoev 15 (5 blocks), Hristo Tsvetanov 9 (2 blocks), Victor Iosifov 11 (4 blocks), Teodor Salparov – libero (Tsvetan Sokolov, Todor Aleksiev 2)
Head coach: Silvano Prandi (Italy)

The Netherlands: Yanik van Harskamp 1, Robert Horstink 20, Jeroen Rauwerdink 12, Vitce Koistra 3, Neals Klapvik 8, Rob Bontje 11, Jelte Maan – libero (Dirk-Jan van Gendt, Kay van Dijk 8, Jeroen Trommel, Lars Larshaid 6)
Head coach: Peter Blanje.

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