The team still has two championship games left Nuvolí AltaFratte Padua Before the halfway point of the first part of the 2023-2024 sports season and the first game in chronological order, coach Rondinelli’s team will travel to Lombardy Tecnoteam Albese Volley Comoa competition that will take place next Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Pala Francescucci in Casnate with Bernate (usually live online thanks to the VBTV platform). https://it.volleyballworld.com/).
A difficult junction for Masiero and his teammates, fraught with difficulties due to the away trip Nuvoli AltaFratte Padua was always defeated, but was able to play its cards to the best of its ability in its home games, but also due to the situation in the overall standings of the Como team, which is in sixth place and is the first not to have the right to the promotion pool, but only to the one , which will provide salvation at the end of the season, Como are three points behind fifth-placed Valsabbina Millenium Brescia and will be keen to use a game that is not prohibitive on paper to put further pressure on the Brescia side.
The recent defeat on Calabrian soil brought Nuvolí AltaFratte Padova back to Trebaseleghe, certainly disappointed with their inability to move their ranking, but also with a team from Padua that has no plans to slow down the pace of its work, an attitude that the Central defender underlines Francesca Volpin:
“This category presented us with many difficulties and made us realize how difficult the A2 series is on both a mental and physical level. The most important thing is that we don’t stop working and believe in ourselves as a team, maybe even more than before! The coach and all the staff are pushing us to improve and trying to eliminate any insecurities that have unfortunately arisen from the various defeats.”
On Sunday, Padua awaits a difficult journey to Como and looks for a turning point: “There is no doubt that we are not coming from a time when we played good volleyball and that is certainly more noticeable away from home. We work very hard in the gym, not just on technique and play, but above all on finding our composure on the pitch. What I think was a little missing on Sunday in Soverato was the awareness of our potential as a team and the good work we are doing in the gym.”
To date Francesca Volpin She is the only player with a license plate AltaFfratte among the top 20 in a basic tournament (17th in service): “Let’s say that in training we work hard to improve the quality in all the basics and be more competitive, starting with serving.”
Especially in terms of individual performance, Tecnoteam Albese Volley Como can boast the Slovenian Eva Zatkovic in seventh place among the best strikers in the category, Denise Meli in tenth place among the best blocks and Martina Veneriano with one ace more than Francesca Volpin.
As for the team performance, the points prove the Lombard team right (434-317), as do the blocks (56-45), while in the top ranking Nuvolí AltaFratte Padova wins (31-38).
(Source: press release)