Mixed joys and sorrows in 10 games, competing for first place in the men’s division on fire
Correspondent Oh Hae
-won Both the winning team and the losing team were calm. I was neither too excited nor depressed, saying that today’s result was just one game of the season.
Hyundai Capital won with a set score of 3-1 in the 5th round of the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Men’s Division against 안전놀이터Korean Air held at Yu Gwan-soon Gymnasium in Cheonan on the 10th. After defeating Korean Air in the first round last season, Hyundai Capital, who had lost 9 games, brought in 3 valuable points, making the competition for first place even hotter this season.
Choi Tae-woong, coach of Hyundai Capital, who remembered the victory in exactly 10 games, said, “Today’s 1 win feels like 100 wins.” He continued, “Even though we lost to Korean Air, the preparations of the players and coaching staff brought about today’s victory.” “Korean Air is definitely a team with ability, seeing as they lead the game despite making many mistakes. However, we were more focused at the last minute,” he said. “From the start of the fourth round, we wanted a come-from-behind victory. The same is true,” he further clarified his goals for this season.
Jeon Gwang-in, captain of Hyundai Capital, said, “After the first set, I told the players that I had only lost one set.” I think it will come out depending on how well you spend it. I will do my best until the last game,” he said, reaffirming his determination. Libero Park Kyung-min, who showed all-out defense throughout the game, also said, “I won’t be conceited just because I won today.
Korean Air coach Tommy Tilikäinen, who was unfortunately defeated after a heated match, did not lose his smile. “We had a chance, but we didn’t take it,” coach Tillikainen said.