Italy queen of Europe!
Vita gazette – Wonderful blue! Exciting game where the blue have always dominated the feared Serbia. all the players played a splendid final. Serbia beaten 3-1 in the final. Volleyball, Italy queen of Europe!
The women’s volleyball team is crowned European champion for the third time in its history. In Belgrade the Italians beat the hosts of Serbia 3-1 in the final: 24-26, 25-22, 25-19, 25-11. At the ‘Stark Arena’ in Belgrade in front of over 20,500 spectators, the victory of the blue has an even sweeter flavor, counting that the final of the European championship was played right against the Olympics of that Serbia that eliminated the blue Tokyo 2020. The girls have fought from start to finish, suffering in the first set fought point to point and then growing up to the final set, dominated. And he got the revenge of Tokyo and tasted the immortal taste of victory.
The coach Mazzanti: Extraordinary result
The women’s Italvolley coach Davide Mazzanti says: “It was a long summer, in which we struggled, but the girls did something extraordinary. It was an incredible effort to return to the field, to be able to have fun again. It was nice to see the girls in these last few games having fun and expressing what their talent was. The girls were very good, it is difficult to find the words, it was a very tough time but I am happy for them and for the movement, we needed it “.
Sylla: We wanted to win
“I can’t believe it, I’m very happy, we played an excellent match”, says Miriam Sylla, who can’t hold back her joy for the European title. “We knew that every time it is tough against Serbia and we remembered the match at the Olympics. We didn’t play as we knew but we decided to come here to prove something and we showed what we can do. We didn’t give up after the Olympics, we worked hard because we wanted to win something. “
It was a team victory, but above all there was a fantastic Myriam Sylla, the captain who raised the cup, and the usual Paola Egonu, awarded as the best player of the tournament. Egonu brought 29 points, Sylla 20, then there are 13 from Pietrini, 8 from Danesi, 2 from Malinova and one from Chirichella.