The Vôlei Futuro had not beaten yet any teams said to be the favourites for the title of Womens Superleague 10/11. The taboo was broken this FRIDAY (25/02). Away from home, the team of Araçatuba, defeated Sollys / Osasco (SP), for 3 sets to 1 (21/25, 25/17, 25/16 and 25/17), in the gymnasium José Liberatti, in Osasco (SP). The match was valid for the seventh round of the return of the competition.
The result put the Vôlei Futuro in second place with 32 points, but with a game more than Sollys / Osasco. The defending champions of the Womens's Super League is in third place with 31 points.
The libero Stacy Sykora shone in the match this Friday, with spectacular saves. The player, named the best libero in the last World Championship, was considered the best athlete in the game and took home the trophy VivaVôlei.
Sykora, playing in the first season in Brazil, gave an interview to the channel Sportv speaking Portuguese.
"I want to thank my team. I do not play alone and today our block worked well, "said the athlete.
The opposite Joycinha was the highest scorer of the match, with 21 points.
The Sollys / Osasco seek rehabilitation in the tournament on Monday (28/02), at 19h30 against the Banana Boat / Praia Clube (MG), in the gym José Liberatti, Osasco (SP). Already the Vôlei Futuro faces Unilever (RJ), on Friday (11/03), at 21h in the Gymnasium Maracanãzinho, Rio de Janeiro (RJ).
Sollys Osasco 1 x 3 Vôlei Futuro Araçatuba
(25/21, 17/25, 16/25 and 17/25)
Matchday: February 25, 2011
Arena: José Liberatti, Osasco (SP)
Game Time: 125m
Top scorer: Joycinha (Vôlei Futuro) - 21pts
VivaVôlei Trophy: Stacy Sykora (Vôlei Futuro)
SOLLYS/OSASCO – Carol, Natália, Thais, Sassá, Adenízia and Thaisa. Líbero – Camila Brait
Replacements – Samara, Ana Tiemi and Juliana
Head Coach – Luizomar de Moura
VÔLEI FUTURO – Ana Cristina, Joycinha, Tandara, Paula Pequeno, Andressa and Fabiana. Líbero – Stacy Sykora
Replacements – Elis, Fernanda Gritz and Jordane
Head Coach – William de Carvalho
Complete Match Stats: HERE [in Portuguese]
Source: CBV [in Portuguese]
Watch Full Match: HERE