The Londrina / Sercomtel (PR) keeps causing surprises in the Men's Superleague 10/11. After breaking the unbeaten run of the leader Sesi-SP in the first round, the team from Londrina, defeated the defending champion of the competition, Cimed (SC) in the last round, by 3 sets to 0. This FRIDAY (04/03), the Parana team will face the Soya / Blumenau / Mart Plus (SC), at 21h in the gym Moringão in Londrina (PR). The match, which is valid for the ninth round of re-turn, will be broadcast live from the channel SPORTV.
The home team follows in the fight to qualify for the playoffs. The Londrina / Sercomtel is in seventh place with 36 points. Already the Soya / Blumenau / Mart Plus is in 13th place with 29 points.
For Alan, libero of Londrina / Sercomtel and world champion with the Brazilian men's volleyball NT last year in Italy, this match will be decisive for the pretensions of the team.
"We will face a direct opponent in the battle for classification. This duel will be even harder than the match against Cimed. We have to come focused and ready to play our game. Sure, their team will come up to ours. I hope that the team presents itself as in the last match", says Alan.
On the side of the Soya / Blumenau / Mart Plus, coach André Donegá, praised the campaign of Londrina / Sercomtel in Superleague Men's 10/11.
To deal with the team from Londrina, Donegá requests that his team pay attention to the opponent's speed balls. "It will be a tough match. We're coming from an exhausting sequence of games. We know that we are able to win. We studied the game of Londrina / Sercomtel the past few days and we need a special attention with their speed balls", explains Donegá.
In the first turn, the Londrina / Sercomtel defeated the Soya / Blumenau / Mart Plus by three sets to one, in Blumenau (SC).
Londrina Sercomtel x Soya Blumenau MP
Matchday: 9th Round of Re-turn.
(Friday) March 04, 2011. 9pm (BRT).
Gymnasium Moringão, Londrina (PR).
Source: CBV [in Portuguese]