Friendly matches: Perugia prevail over Civitanova in tie-break in first of two joint training sessions
Also this season, lot volleyball test matches are played on a club level before the start of official competitions.
The two teams that will fight for trophies in Italy and the CEV Champions League, in which they are placed in the same pool, next season – Cucine Lube Civitanova and Sir Safety Conad Perugia – held a joint training. Actually, it was the first of the two joint training sessions of these two sides.
At the Civitanova’s Eurosuole Forum, the team coached by Belgian Vital Heynen swept the home team at tie break 2-3 (22:25, 27:25, 23:25, 25:20, 16:18). Canadian international Sharone Vernon-Evans was the top scorer for Perugia with 19 points, while Czech Jan Hadrava scored 12 points for the hosts.
CUCINE LUBE CIVITANOVA: Kovar 3, Marchisio (L), Juantorena 5, Balaso (L), Leal 9, Larizza 4, Rychlicki 9, Diamantini 7, Simon 10, De Cecco, Anzani 5, Falaschi 1, Hadrava 11, Yant 12. Coach. De Giorgi
SIR SAFETY CONAD PERUGIA: Piccinelli (L), Ricci 9, Vernon-Evans 19, Travica 2, Ter Horst 10, Sossenheimer 3, Biglino n.e., Leon 15, Zimmerman, Solé 13, Russo n.e., Colaci (L), Atanasijevic n.e., Plotnytskyi 7. Coach. Heynen.
Source and photos: Lube volley