HAOK Mladost Zagreb from Croatia emerged victorious from the very last match of the Mevza League main round, celebrating a hard-fought 3-2 (25:21, 22:25, 25:22, 15:25, 16:14) home win over defending champions and main round winners ACH Volley Ljubljana from Slovenia.
Therefore, the Croatian team finished their campaign in sixth place with a 3-9 win-loss record while the winners, on the other hand, will compete in the Final Four tournament this coming weekend. Beside ACH Volley, OK Calcit Kamnik (SLO) and OK Merkur Maribor (SLO) as well as hosts Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel (AUT) have qualified for this season’s climax that will take place at the Zwettl sports hall for the second year in a row.
Mladost’s Kruno Nikacevic was the top scorer of the match with 24 points, while Crtomir Bosnjak made 20 for the away team.
| MEVZA LEAGUE MAIN ROUND | Latest matches:
February 18 |ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO) – SK Zadruga AICH/DOB (AUT) 3:0 (25:20, 25:22, 25:20)
February 23 | ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO) – HAOK Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) 3-0 (25:16, 25:11, 25:21)
February 24 | HAOK Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) – ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO) 3-2 (25:21, 22:25, 25:22, 15:25, 16:14)
| Standings (Updated on February 24)
ACH Ljubljana 28
OK Maribor 26
Calcit Kamnik 25
SK Zadruga Aich/Dob 18
Union Raiffeisen Waldviertel 17
HAOK Mladost Zagreb 7
UVC Graz 5