QUANG NINH — Going through mighty Thailand within the third-place volleyball match, Cambodia’s males performed top-of-the-line video games of their profession, surprising their opponent with an intense five-set win at Dai Yen Sports activities Complicated in Quang Ninh Province on Saturday.
The match was thrilling from the very first assault, with Thailand repeatedly taking the lead. Nevertheless, sensible type by Cambodia’s Sarun helped his workforce shorten the hole earlier than finishing an amazing comeback with a slim 25-23 win within the first set.
Regardless of the shock loss, Thailand saved their nerve and continued to dominate the second set. As soon as once more, Cambodia fought again fearlessly, however the Thais have been extra cautious this time, shutting the door to a different comeback for the boys in white and yellow to seize a 25-22 win.
Regardless of now solely being stage, the Cambodians didn’t lose their momentum, beginning the third set flourishingly with rating after rating, forcing Thailand to place all efforts into narrowing the hole.
The 2 groups intently adopted one another on each level, however with the excessive spirit carried from the primary set, Cambodia made probably the most of their possibilities to win the set 25-22.
Shedding one other set appeared to hit damage the Thai’s honor because the fourth set noticed Thailand confirmed why they’re nonetheless a large of ASEAN volleyball, squeezing their opponents with an enormous 25-13 win, resulting in the decisive last recreation.
It appeared as if Thailand may beat Cambodia when the boys in pink maintained a two-score hole for a lot of the recreation, however Cambodia appeared to seek out additional reserves of power and have been capable of equalize, leaving Thailand shocked.
And when the opponents have been nonetheless attempting to determine what was incorrect, Cambodia took the result in seal the set with a slim 15-13 win, making Might 21 a historic day for Cambodian volleyball.
Within the corresponding match of the ladies’s class, Indonesia surpassed the Philippines 25-21, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21 to win the match’s bronze medal.
Vietnam will proceed their journey for a golden double in volleyball, with clashes in opposition to Indonesia and Thailand within the males’s and ladies’s classes.
The finals will happen on Might 22 at Dai Yen Sports activities Complicated, Quang Ninh Province.
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