The season begins with an “In or Out” match Wednesdaywill be for i. stand on the stage of the Palaverde Quarterfinals of the Italian Frecciarossa Cup which is played in a single game at the Palaverde 8:30 p.m.
The Panthers of Prosecco DOC Imoco VolleyFirst at the end of the first round, faces the eighth place, The bison Florence. Whoever wins will gain entry to the Final Four of the Frecciarossa Italian Cup which is planned on February 17th and 18th in Trieste.
There Prosecco DOC Imoco In the championship they are currently in first place in the table with all victories and 17 out of 17 games played, a record set by the last two games won in the fifth set after tough duels with Chieri (in Palaverde), and in Rome as The last one put to the test was Sunday. Also in great shape Tuscan teamstill undefeated in 2024 after the new US opponent entered the winter market Kendall Kippwhich favored the two away wins in Pinerolo and Bergamo as well as the recent clear home win against Trento.
Coach Santarelliwho will provide the entire team, presents the challenge as follows: “We played two tiebreaks in a row, with a tough Champions League game in between, we won the games, but we proved that we weren't quite what we wanted by going through difficult moments in all these last games have. Luckily we overcame our character difficulties and achieved two beautiful and hard-fought victories, but now a different game awaits us, it is an inside-outside match where making mistakes is forbidden“.
“We really want to get to the final stages of the Italian Cup – continues – , but we have to earn it by playing a much better game than in the last few games. The opponent is difficult, Florence had an excellent first part of the season, troubled the big teams and achieved excellent results, they also brought in a new player who helps them in important ways, so we have to play with them We dedicate ourselves greatest attention and prove ourselves ready at the crucial moment. There is no shortage of surprises in the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup, a historically dry game. We must keep this lesson in mind and keep the tension high. It will certainly help us to play at home in front of our fans who, as always, will help us achieve our goal.”
“In the last few games we have rotated the team a bit and also given a break to some players who were not at their best, but tomorrow it will be serious and we will need everyone, so we are gritty and well prepared to achieve the desired result“, he concludes.
(Source: press release)