AVC Challenge Cup: Pakistan triumphs over South Korea in semi-final

Pakistan will play Qatar in final on Sunday

By Web Desk
June 08, 2024
Pakistan team celebrate. - Facebook/PVF

Pakistan secured a hard-fought victory over South Korea with a 3-1 scoreline in the AVC Challenge Cup semi-final.

The match began with both teams showcasing their skills and determination. The first set was a closely contested battle, but Pakistan edged out South Korea with a 25-22 victory, setting the tone for an intense encounter.

South Korea fought back valiantly in the second set, managing to level the match with a narrow 26-24 win.

However, Pakistan regained their momentum in the third set, once again taking the lead with a 25-22 victory, inching closer to securing their place in the final.

The fourth set mirrored the intensity of the previous sets, with both teams exchanging powerful attacks and solid defenses. Ultimately, Pakistan clinched the set 25-22, sealing their 3-1 victory and advancing to the final of the AFC Challenge Cup.

Pakistan will now play Qatar in the final on Sunday. Qatar defeated Kazakhstan earlier today.

Remember, Pakistan are unbeaten in the tournament. They bagged 3-2 over Vietnam in the quarter-final.

In the first match of the tournament, the Pakistan Volleyball team defeated Kazakhstan 3-0 with scorelines of 25-19, 25-19, and 25-21.

In the second match, Pakistan defeated Thailand 25-22, 25-14 and 25-21 and topped the Group B.

Pakistan have now won 13 matches in a row under new coach Ruben Wolochin.