Vakifbank freshly crowned Champions Turkey

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VakifBank Istanbul hosted the CEV Champions League Volley semifinalist Fenerbahce Opet Istanbul for the fifth and the last battle of the final series in the Turkish Sultanlar League.

After a massive comeback from 0-2 to 3-2 just a few couple days ago, VakifBank this time played too strong, and with the help of their fans, they overpowered Fenerbahce with a clear score of 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-20).

VakifBank, therefore also managed to defend their title and got the fourth league championship in a row.

Swedish opposite Isabelle Haak tallied 19 points, followed by Brazilian outside hitter Gabi Guimaraes with 18, while the Turkish middle blocker and the MVP of the final series, Zehra Gunes set up three blocks. Turkish opposite Melissa Vargas and Russian outside hitter Arina Fedorovtseva scored 14 points apiece for Fenerbahce.

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