Men’s volleyball Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance escaped the bottom by defeating KEPCO at the end of a full set thanks to the ‘Triple Crown’ performance of foreign player Ikbairi.

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance defeated KEPCO with a set score of 3-2 (23-25 ​​25-20 15-25 25-12 15-15) in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League men’s home game held at Chungmu Gymnasium in Daejeon on the 5th.

As a result, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (17 points, 5 wins, 14 losses) rose to 6th place, beating KB Insurance (15 points, 5 wins, 13 losses) to 7th place.

Ikhbairi, a foreign player of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, scored 28 points and led the victory by achieving a triple crown (successful at least 3 each of blocking, serve, and back attacks) with 3 sub aces, 5 blocking, and 10 back attacks. 메이저놀이터

Kim Jeong-ho, who returned, contributed with 12 points, and Shin Shin-ho played an active role with 15 points even in a substitute appearance.

KEPCO played an active role with setter Ha Seung-woo’s fighting spirit from a finger injury, Tais’ 25 points, and Seo Jae-deok’s 18 points, but the team lost. 

As of the 5th, the middle ranking of men’s volleyball is 1st place Korean Air (47 points, 16 wins, 3 losses), 2nd place Hyundai Capital (36 points, 12 wins, 6 losses), 3rd place OK Financial Group (30 points, 10 wins) 9 losses), and 4th place Woori Card (29 points, 11 wins, 7 losses) formed a semifinal composition for ‘Spring Volleyball’. 

5th place KEPCO (21 points, 6 wins, 13 losses), 6th place Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (17 points, 5 wins, 14 losses), and 7th place KB Insurance (15 points, 5 wins, 13 losses) are in a hurry to enter the mid-table.