France: 5th place and Challenge Cup to Saint Nazaire! Sète defeated in straight sets in final1 min read
Ligue A newcomers Saint Nazaire complete their great debut in French top division by beating Sète in just three sets (26:24, 25:23, 25:21) to close the season at fifth place, claiming also a historic ticket for next edition of Challenge Cup.
Sète started better in first two thrilling sets, both ended with the minimum gap, and in which the hosts had to recover from 10-16 and, in second, from 11-16! In the third one, however, Saint Nazaire was able to keep the control from start to finish, with a better performance in attack (63% to 48%) and a solid reception.
Kyle Ensing and Helder Mendes Spencer share the award of top scorers of the match with 15 points each (52% in attack for the first, 82% and 1 block for the second), while middle blocker Ardo Kreek and Kyle Russell scored 11 and 10 points respectively on the losing side.
🏐| 2022/23 Ligue A – Playoffs 5th Place | FINAL
Saturday | May 13, 2023
• 17.00 (Local Time) | Saint Nazaire – Sète 3-0 (26:24, 25:23, 25:21)
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