The Slovenian volleyball team does not hide its high ambitions. In recent years, she has risen among the world superpowers in this sport, recording excellent results and playing decisive matches in front of her home audience. The Stožice hall is bursting at the seams, the opponent, the German team, was completely helpless against the destructive power of our boys just a few days ago.

The first set started evenly, the Germans even took the lead, and our boys scored at 7:7. Then they stepped on the gas, took matters into their own hands and, with some successful blocks, turned the score in their favor and led by five points, 18:12. In the continuation of the first set, our team only increased the difference with excellent serving and Slovenia won the first set with a seven point difference of 25:18. 1:0 in sets.

Slovenia started the second set promisingly and quickly gained a three-point advantage 12:9, to which the Germans responded with an excellent serve and reduced the difference to 13:11. Tonček Štern answered with a serve that exceeded the speed of 110 kilometers per hour and the difference again grew to three points 14:11. After a longer period of exchanges and maintaining a safe difference of four points, the Slovenians again put it in a higher gear at the end of the set and finished the second set sovereignly with 25:19.

The Germans were not afraid of our team’s atomic start and even led by five points.

More to come…