Korea Expressway Corporation and GS Caltex, the professional volleyball women’s team that returned from training camp in Japan, will continue to warm up by inviting Japanese teams to Korea.
The Korea Expressway Corporation Hi-Pass Volleyball Team, the winner of the 2022-2023 professional volleyball V-League women’s division, will hold an open friendly match with the Japan Toray Arrows volleyball team, the winner of the 2022-2023 Japan Black Cup, at the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium at 4 p.m. on the 23rd. The day was revealed.
In this game, 18 Korea Expressway Corporation players, including foreign player Vanja Bukiric, who joined the Korea Expressway Corporation, and Kim Se-bin, who was recruited as the first pick in the first round of the last rookie draft, will participate.
The Toray Arrows volleyball team, which has been in relationship with the Korea Road Corporation volleyball team since 2000, is a traditional Japanese powerhouse that has won the Japanese V-League championship four times, the Emperor’s Cup junior championship twice, and the Kuruchikigi championship six times.
The two teams, who met in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan last month and had three practice games, will meet again in Gimcheon City, the hometown of the Korea Expressway Corporation, in a month.
The Toray Arrows volleyball team will enter the country through Gimhae Airport in Busan on the 20th and hold three practice matches at the Korea Expressway Corporation volleyball team’s practice gym and one practice match at the Gimcheon Indoor Gymnasium.
Kim Il-hwan, general manager of the Korea Road Corporation volleyball team, said, “Through this friendly match, we plan to quench the thirst of off-season volleyball fans and provide a variety of attractions to fans in the local community who showed their enthusiastic support last season.”
The GS Caltex Seoul Kixx volleyball team announced on the 20th that it will hold joint training with Hitachi Astemo Rivarre, the 7th-place team in Japan’s V-League 1st Division last season, for 6 nights and 7 days at the Cheongpyeong Clubhouse from the 17th to the 23rd.토토사이트
The two teams, who have been interacting since 2017, held their first joint training in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan ahead of the 2023 Gumi Dodram Cup professional volleyball tournament last July.
GS Caltex, which developed its organizational strength through the first joint training, achieved its second consecutive victory in the cup competition.
GS Caltex will play three practice games with Hitachi Astemo Ribare during this second joint training period.
GS Caltex coach Cha Sang-hyeon said, “There is only about a month left until the season opens, and we will make up for any shortcomings and maximize teamwork through training similar to actual matches.”
Daeyoung Jeong, a senior member of GS Caltex, said, “Although it has only been a short time since foreign players and new players joined the team, we will try to maximize their chemistry with the players through this training.”