The women’s volleyball IBK Industrial Bank, which is suffering from severe internal redness and sharp external criticism, escaped from the crisis of falling to the bottom thanks to the performances of veterans Kim Hee-jin and Kim Su-ji.
IBK defeated Pepper Savings Bank 3-0 (25-20 25-20 25-11) with a set score of 3-0 (25-20 25-20 25-11) in the professional volleyball Dodram 2021-2022 V League women’s home match held at Hwaseong Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do.
With the sacking of former manager Seo Nam-won and the voluntary resignation of former acting coach Kim Sa-ni, acting coach Ahn Tae-young, who suddenly took over the baton, won the first match.
On November 23, when former acting coach Kim Sani led the team for the first time, IBK, who took the victory in three games after a 3-0 victory, was ranked 6th with 8 points (3-10) and Pepper Savings Bank (5 points). · 1 win and 12 losses) widened the gap.
5th place Heungkuk Life Insurance (9 points, 3 wins and 10 losses) was also within range.
Pepper Savings Bank has fallen into a swamp of seven straight losses.
The protagonists of the victory were Kim Hee-jin, who scored 11 points, and Kim Su-ji, who scored 9 points, leading the way to the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics.
Rebecca Lassem, who decided to play only for the game against KGC Ginseng Corporation on the 9th after being expelled, also scored 14 points.
In the first set 7-7, Kim Suji succeeded in a quick attack, and the opponent setter Lee Hyun blocked the ball trying to push it in with a double attack.
IBK, leading 9-7 with Kim Su-ji’s consecutive goals, fled to 11-7 with a continuous attack by Pepper Savings Bank left Park Kyung-hyun and center Ha Hye-jin.
Even after that, Pepper Savings Bank committed suicide and committed suicide.
One set of Pepper Savings Bank had 11 crime rooms.
Suji Kim scored 4 goals including 2 blocking in the first set.
In the second set, Kim Hee-jin stood out.
Heejin Kim made a successful move attack in 2v3 to tie the score.
Then, as Kim Joo-hyang’s serve crossed the net after being hit by Pepper Savings Bank’s left Lee Han-bi, IBK scored with an open attack using Kim Hee-jin and turned it around 4-3.
In the rally that followed, Kim Hee-jin succeeded in an open attack once again, and Pepper Savings Bank setter Lee Hyun made an over-net mistake.
Kim Hee-jin also worked as a blocker.
He blocked Lee Han-bi’s time lag attack in 6-3, and also blocked Choi Ga-eun’s quick attack.
Hee-Jin Kim also served in 9-4.
In the second set, Kim Hee-jin scored 8 points, the most for both teams.
IBK solidified their victory by leading 5-0 in the early 3rd set with Rasem and Kim Joo-hyang’s flank attacks and Kim Su-ji’s blocking.
With the three representatives of the Tokyo Olympics (Hee-Jin Kim, Su-Ji Kim, and Seung-Joo Pyo) leading the way, IBK started the 2021-2022 season with the medal of ‘Most Popular Team’.
However, it was extremely sluggish at the beginning of the season, and setter Song-hwa Jo and former coaches Kim Sa-ni left the team without permission.
The situation worsened when IBK fired former coach Nam-won Seo and appointed former coach Sani Kim, who returned after leaving the team, as acting manager.
Former acting coach Kim Sa-ni, who was selected as one of the instigators of the protest, claimed that “former manager Seo Nam-won insulted and used abusive language,” and even the coaches of other clubs turned their backs.
The coaches of the six clubs declared, “We will not shake hands with acting coach Sani Kim,” and former acting manager Sani Kim left the team after three games.
Pepper Savings Bank supervisor Kim Hyung-sil joined hands with IBK acting supervisory supervisor Ahn Tae-young on the same day.
First of all, acting supervisor Ahn Tae-young, who was not involved in the ‘IBK uprising’, is in an atmosphere of being accepted as a ‘business partner’.
Despite IBK’s victory, some fans held a truck protest demanding ‘punishment of those responsible’ and ‘communication of the club’.
(Photo=provided by the Korea Volleyball Federation, Yonhap News)