Ziraat Bankası overpowers hosts to win BVA Cup – Men

Pazardzhik, Bulgaria, October 07, 2018. Turkish team Ziraat Bankası booked its place for 2019 CEV Challenge Cup – Men after winning 2018 BVA Cup – Men in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria on Sunday.

Thanks to semifinal victories in the first day of the competition, host SCV Hebar Pazardzhik faced Ziraat Bankası in the decisive game. Despite falling behind twice throughout the game, Ziraat Bankası eventually won 3-2 (17-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-18, 15-12). With Beşiktaş’ glory in BVA Cup – Women, Turkey made it two out of two in club competitions of BVA in 2018.

CSM Bucuresti who defeated Mladi Radnik by 3-2 (20-25, 22-25, 25-11, 27-25, 15-7) gained the 3rd place.

Results (07.10.2018)

Ziraat Bankası – SCV Hebar Pazardzhik: 3-2 (17-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-18, 15-12)

CSM Bucuresti – Mladi Radnik: 3-2 (20-25, 22-25, 25-11, 27-25, 15-7)

Final standing

  1. Ziraat Bankası
  2. SCV Hebar Pazardzhik
  3. CSM Bucuresti
  4. Mladi Radnik