VakifBank take third Champions League title after 3-0 win against Imoco

Treviso, Italy, April 23, 2017. Turkish giants VakifBank crowned as the champion of Europe for the third time after defeating Imoco Volley Conegliano 3-0 in the last game of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Women. The Palaverde in Treviso was packed to the rafters with 4,831 spectators in attendance.

Imoco, the hosting team started the brightest, but the first set went the way of VakifBank 25-19.   While the second set was fairly comfortable (25-13), the third set was a real thriller with it going right to the wire, before VakifBank eventually took it 25-23.

Following the match the following were presented as members of the Dream Team:

Outside Hitter: Kelsey Robinson - Imoco Volley Conegliano

Outside Hitter: Kimberly Hill - VakifBank Istanbul

Middle Blocker: Milena RASIC - VakifBank Istanbul

Middle Blocker: Rachael ADAMS - Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul

Opposite Hitter: Lonneke Slöetjes - VakifBank Istanbul

Setter: Naz AYDEMIR AKYOL - VakifBank Istanbul

Libero: Monica DE GENNARO - Imoco Volley Conegliano

Most Valuable Player: ZHU Ting - VakifBank Istanbul