VakıfBank Women’s Volleyball Team added a new one to its historical achievements by reaching the championship in the CEV Champions League.
Defeating Italy’s Imoco Volley team 3-1 in the CEV Champions League Super Final held in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, the yellow-black team succeeded in bringing Europe’s biggest club-level trophy to its museum for the 5th time.
VakıfBank became the champion in the CEV Champions League in 2022 after 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2018.
The yellow-black team lost the championship 3 times before in the final.
GREAT JOY AT THE END OF THE MATCH
VakıfBank’s players and technical team experienced great joy at the end of the match.
After the final score, the players gathered on the field and the technical committee hugged each other and celebrated the championship.
The yellow and black team shared their joy with the Turkish volleyball fans who followed the match in the hall.
11th CUP IN THE INTERNATIONAL ARENA
VakıfBank, Turkey’s team that has won the most trophies in the international arena, lifted its 11th trophy in this arena.
The yellow and black team won 5 CEV Champions League, 4 FIVB Club World Championships, 1 CEV Challenge Cup and 1 CEV Top Teams Cup in its history.
THE TEAM THAT WINS THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MOST
VakıfBank achieved the title of the team with the most champions in the new format, which has been implemented in the Women’s Champions League since 2001.
The yellow-black team became the sole owner of this title, which it shared with the Italian team Volley Bergamo with 4 championships before.
Having appeared in the finals of the league for the 8th time this season, VakıfBank holds the record in this lane as well.
On the other hand, VakıfBank holds the title of the team that took the trophy to its museums the most with 4 championships in the FIVB Clubs World Championship.
THE CUP HAS BEEN 7 TIMES IN THE LAST 11 SEASONS
Turkish teams won the championship trophy in 7 of the last 11 seasons in the Women’s CEV Champions League.
VakıfBank Güneş Sigorta Türk Telekom won the Final Four held in Istanbul in 2011, while Fenerbahçe Universal became the champion of the Final Four held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, in 2012. Then, in the Final Four held in Istanbul in 2013, VakıfBank won the championship again and left the cup in Turkey.
While Baku hosted the Final Four in the 2013-2014 season of the Champions League, the Russian team Dinamo Kazan became the champion by beating VakıfBank in the final match, and the 3-season streak of the Turkish teams came to an end.
In the Final Four held in Szczecin, Poland in 2015, Eczacıbaşı VitrA lifted the championship trophy, enabling Turkish teams to achieve this success for the 4th time in total.
Lifting the championship trophy in the Final Four held in Treviso, Italy in 2017, VakıfBank also became the champion in the Final Four held in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, in 2018.
VakıfBank won the trophy by defeating Imoco Volley in the Super Final held in Ljubljana this season.
COMPLETED THE SEASON WITH 5 CUPS
VakıfBank achieved its goal of closing the season with 5 trophies by winning the CEV Champions League Super Final.
The yellow-and-black team succeeded in becoming the champion in the FIVB Club World Championship, CEV Champions League, AXA Sigorta Cup Volley, Spor Toto Champions Cup and Misli.com Sultans League this season.
VakıfBank won the aforementioned 5 cups in the 2012-2013 season.
IMOCO TAKES REFUND FROM VOLLEY
VakıfBank got a rematch from Imoco Volley, who lost the championship in the final last year.
The yellow-black team also won the 3rd match in the 4th match against its opponent in the history of the CEV Champions League.
Vakıfbank also won the trophy by beating Imoco Volley in the final of the FIVB Club World Championship this season.
23 CROPS MANAGED BY GUIDETTI
VakıfBank won its 23rd trophy under the management of Italian head coach Giovanni Guidetti.
The yellow-black team won 4 FIVB Clubs World Championships, 5 CEV Champions League, 6 Turkish League, 4 Turkish Cups and 4 Turkish Champions Cups with Guidetti, who has been working since the 2008-2009 season.