“We will make history”… The sky gave us a miracle, and Korean Air responded with a championship.

A miraculous opportunity to make history. The Korean Air Jumbos didn’t waste any time.

Korean Air set out to “make history” this season. They were looking to become the first team in the V-League to win four consecutive titles, surpassing Samsung Fire’s three consecutive titles (2011-2012, 2013-2013, 2013-2014).

In the past three seasons, Korean Air has finished first in the regular season with a margin of eight to nine points. In each of those seasons, they were strong favorites to win the title, 메이저 토토사이트 and they proved it.

This season, Korean Air was again the favorite to win the title. However, it was different from previous seasons. The road was going to be uneven.

The seven teams started the season with little difference in strength. Overall, the power leveled out.

“We’re going for a record that no team has ever achieved,” said captain Han before the start of the season. It’s hard to do anything for the first time,” and said, “We will work harder to achieve what we want.”

Once the lid was lifted, the battle for the top spot was even more intense. Korean Air never took the top spot in a round.

Samsung Fire started the season on a scary note, finishing Round 1 with a 5-1 record. In the second round, KEPCO rebounded with a 5-1 win, while Woori Card finished with 5-1 wins in the third and fifth rounds. In Game 4, OK Financial Group swept the series. In Round 6, Hyundai Capital, who fired their coach mid-season, came out firing with a 5-1 victory.

Korean Air, on the other hand, had a tougher road. Lincoln, who had won the last two titles together, was unable to play due to a back injury. As a result, they brought in Murad as a temporary foreign player.

Time to choose between Murad and Lincoln. Korean Air looked to the future rather than the past. They made a bold decision to part ways with Lincoln and kept Murad for the rest of the season.

At the time, Korean Air said, “Murad has a strong offense with good physicality and good blocking ability. She has a lot of potential and has worked hard over the past eight weeks to fit in with the team, and we believe she can help us achieve our goal of winning a championship.” “Lincoln has contributed significantly to our championships over the past two seasons and has helped shape our current style of play. This season, Lincoln was looking to make history again, but unfortunately, due to various injuries this season, she has decided that she can no longer continue with the team. We wish Lincoln the best of health and luck for the future.”

The problem was that Murad wasn’t the best attacking option either. He had a lot of ups and downs and didn’t have a clear competitive advantage over his Korean counterparts, which meant that Lim Dong-hyuk, who was struggling in the foreigner void, had to take over until the end.

In the V-League, which is dominated by foreign players, Lincoln and Murad’s struggles were painful. Coupled with the early-season injury and slump of ‘salaryman’ Jung Ji-seok, Korean Air was unable to generate the same upward momentum as before.

As a result, the red flag was raised on their ‘consecutive four-game losing streak’ as they failed to secure the top spot until the final game of the season.

Korean Air finished the season with 23 Wins, 13 Losses, and 71 points, but was being closely chased by second-place Woori Card (23 Wins, 12 Losses, and 69 points). With Woori Card having the same number of wins with one game in hand, Korean Air was in a position to lose the top spot if Woori Card won by the same number of points.

The heavens granted Korean Air history. Woori Card and Samsung Fire battled to the fifth set, and Samsung Fire had the last laugh.

Korean Air, who were on vacation ahead of their spring volleyball tournament, were rewarded with the No. 1 ranking. Coach Tilikainen said, “It’s like a millimeter difference between winning and losing. It was stressful to watch another team decide our No. 1 ranking,” Tilikainen said, adding, “The first step is done. We will be ready to make history at the championship,” he smiled.

The door to a new history has finally been opened. Korean Air opened it wide. Korean Air made a big move ahead of the championship match. The team brought in Russian international Maksim to replace Murad. The move paid off. Maksim proved to be one of the clear attacking options in the championship match.

It was here that Jung made the perfect comeback. As he slowly started to regain his form, he became known as the ‘crazy player’. In the three games, Jung continued his explosion with 59 kills and a 57.50% attack percentage to lead Korean Air to victory.

With veteran setter Han skillfully orchestrating the offense, Korean Air’s offense exploded throughout Games 1-3.

Against OK Financial Group, the team that handed them a loss in the sixth round of the regular season, Korean Air’s offense exploded and eventually put the game away in the third game. It was Korean Air’s fifth championship game win and fourth straight overall.

There were no overwhelming outsiders. There was no ‘one-man show’ who was responsible for everything from the regular season to the championship. Everyone played a role and shared the title. A truly great history made together. We realized that together we can go far. Korean Air’s new history was worth it.

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