Coach Hu In-jeong, who leads men’s professional volleyball KB Insurance, announced that he did not give up on the playoffs (PO) after winning a dramatic come-from-behind victory.
KB Insurance scored a set score of 3-2 (23-25 20-25 34-32 25-21 15-10) in the first match of the 5th round of the 2022-23 season V-League men’s division against Woori Card held at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 31st. won with Even after giving up two sets first, they overturned it and became the winner.
KB Insurance, which had a busy way to go, recorded 9 wins and 16 losses (27 points), narrowing the gap with 5th place KEPCO (32 points) to 5 points.
In professional volleyball, up to 3rd place advances to spring volleyball, and if the difference in points between 3rd and 4th places is 3 points or less, 4th place can also participate in spring volleyball.
After the game, coach Hu In-jeong said, “I want to say thank you to the players who didn’t give up until the end. In the beginning, Woori Card’s performance was good, but in the second half, its power declined and we were able to win. The victory was achieved because the players persevered without giving up until the end.” He praised the 안전놀이터 players.
KB Insurance consumed a lot of stamina by playing a full set again without having an all-star break after losing a close match against KEPCO on the 27th.
However, coach Hu In-jeong expressed the view that there would be no physical problems, saying, “Victory is the biggest break. I will also take breaks and adjust the training intensity by reducing the intensity of training.”
Director Hu In-jeong also expressed her confidence. He said, “Because our players have basic skills, we were able to lead the full set today. Now, there are 11 games left, and we have not yet given up on the playoffs. We will do our best in every remaining game to advance to the playoffs.” and sang hope.
On the other hand, Shin Yeong-cheol, coach of Woori Card, who missed all the games he had captured, expressed his regret with a brief impression of the game, saying, “I did well in the 1st and 2nd sets, but Hwang Seung-bin was shaken from the 3rd set.”
“The players have to feel how to play volleyball through today’s defeat.