OK Financial Group was honored to win the first KOVO Cup since its founding. The new Ogino massage coach presented the team with the championship trophy as soon as he assumed the command tower of OK Financial Group.
OK Financial Group won the championship by defeating Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 25-20) in the men’s final of the 2023 Gumi Dodram Cup Pro Volleyball Tournament held at Park Chung-hee Gymnasium in Gumi on the 13th. did.
It is the first time that OK Financial Group has won the KOVO Cup since its foundation. Samsung Fire & Marine started to reconquer the top five years after 2018, but had to be satisfied with the runner-up.
The team that took the first set was OK Financial Group. The two teams played a fierce game to the extent that the score was tied 20-20. At the end of the rally, OK Financial Group, which took a 21-20 lead with Shin Shin’s quick open, gained an advantage by taking a 22-20 lead after Cha Ji-hwan’s one shot. OK Financial Group, which led 24-21 with Lee Ho-geon’s serve offense and Jeon Jin-seon’s blocking score, allowed Shin Shin-ho to score two consecutive points and was chased by 24-23, but Shin Shin-ho’s back attack led to a goal, leading to a score of 25-23. signaled the end of the first set.
In the second set, both teams continued their close match, heading to 22-22. The last person to laugh was Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance took the lead to 24-22 with Park Seong-jin and Kim Jeong-ho striking the final blow, and Kim Jun-woo blocked the forward line’s fast attack with a block, winning 25-22 and balancing the set score 1-1.
The third set was also a match in which it was not easy to predict who would win. OK Financial Group fell behind 21-22, but Shin Ho-jin succeeded in turning the score around 23-22 with two consecutive goals and Park Seong-jin’s back attack allowed the score to be tied 23-23, but Shin Shin-jin took the lead by 24-23 as he acted as a solver once again. Cha Ji-hwan later enjoyed the joy of victory as he scored a heavy blow to finish the third set.안전놀이터
OK Financial Group, which had already brought the atmosphere, took a big 17-8 lead in the 4th set as Jeon Jin-seon succeeded in quick attacks one after another. 23-18, the score gap widened again, getting closer to winning. The finishing touch was Shin Ho-jin’s back attack.
On this day, Shin Shin-jin led OK Financial Group to the championship with an amazing performance of 34 points and an attack success rate of 72.34%. Cha Ji-hwan also recorded 23 points and an attack success rate of 60.61%. Jeon Jin-sun scored 8 points, Lee Jin-seong scored 7 points, Kwak Myung-woo scored 4 points, Park Won-bin scored 4 points, and Park Seung-soo scored 3 points.
At Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, Park Seong-jin played the role of an ace with 30 points and an attack success rate of 67.44%, Shin Shin-ho scored 16 points, Kim Jeong-ho 13 points, Kim Jun-woo 8 points, Yang Hee-jun 5 points, Lee Ho-gun 4 points, and Noh Jae-wook 1 point each.
The MVP of the tournament also belonged to Shin Ho-jin. Shin Ho-jin received 27 votes in the press vote and was selected as the MVP, beating Cha Ji-hwan, who received 4 votes. MIP was taken by Park Seong-jin, who received 24 votes. The Rising Star Award was given to Lee Jin-seong, and the referee award was given to Choi Seong-kwon and Yong Dong-guk.