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Nikolov and Nikolov put the "acing" on the cake for Bulgaria

Varna, Bulgaria, July 10, 2015 – Bulgaria became the first team to secure a spot in the final of Group 2 of the FIVB Volleyball World League 2015. In front of a full house of over 5,000 spectators, among which former president of the Republic of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov, the Lions put on a great show to defeat Belgium by 3-1 (23-25, 25-14, 25-18, 25-20), led by the shining performances of Vladimir Nikolov who top-scored with 22 points and middle blocker Nikolay Nikolov who aced six times and kill-blocked five for a total of 16 points, as many as team mate Todor Aleksiev. Sam Deroo was Belgium’s best scorer with 14 points.

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Good serving indicates good shape, sums up Konstantinov

Varna, Bulgaria, July 10, 2015 – Good serving indicates good shape. This is the opinion of Bulgaria’s coach Plamen Konstantinov, which he shared at the press conference after his team won the Group 2 semifinal against Belgium, acing 12 times. Here is what was said...

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Match Statistics by Teams

13
Attack
12
2
Block
2
0
Serve
0
8
Opp. Errors
11
0
Total
0

6
Dig
10
12
Reception
5
14
Set
11

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Match Statistics by Players

Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Attack Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
11 Vladimir Nikolov 6 6 13 0 2 0 3
15 Todor Aleksiev 5 5 16 0 1 0 3
12 Viktor Yosifov 3 1 5 2 7 0 4
18 Nikolay Nikolov 1 1 3 0 3 0 3
2 Stanislav Petkov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Andrey Zhekov 0 0 1 0 4 0 6
4 Martin Bozhilov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Danail Milushev 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Miroslav Gradinarov 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 Teodor Salparov 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
14 Teodor Todorov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Vladislav Ivanov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Nikolay Penchev 0 0 1 0 6 0 4
23 Lubomir Agontsev 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Attack Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
3 Sam Deroo 5 5 18 0 2 0 4
12 Gert Van Walle 4 4 10 0 5 0 5
9 Pieter Verhees 3 1 3 2 6 0 3
4 Pieter Coolman 1 1 3 0 3 0 5
18 Seppe Baetens 1 1 5 0 1 0 3
1 Bram Van Den Dries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Stijn Dejonckheere 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Gertjan Claes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Kevin Klinkenberg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Stijn D'hulst 0 0 1 0 3 0 4
17 Tomas Rousseaux 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Martijn Colson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sander Depovere 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Jelle Ribbens 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Substitute
Libero

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