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Turkish volleyball team make World Championship final

Vakifbank qualify for 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship final, beating Brazil's Praia Clube 3-1 in semis

Fatih Erel,Can Erözden   | 08.12.2018
Turkish volleyball team make World Championship final

By Can Erozden and Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL

Turkish club Vakifbank qualified for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship final by beating Brazil's Praia Clube 3-1 in the semis on Saturday.

In the semifinal match in Shaoxing, China, Vakifbank won the first two sets, both 25-21.

Praia narrowed the gap to 2-1 in the third set by winning 25-22.

Vakifbank bagged the final ticket by winning the fourth set 25-18.

Winners in 2013 and 2017, Vakifbank advanced to the tournament's final stage on Sunday where they will take on Minas, another Brazilian team, for the gold.

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