Panasonic Panthers coach Laurent Tilly, who finished participating in the professional volleyball men’s Cobo Cup, pointed out the weakness of Korean volleyball as receiving. Panasonic, led by coach Tilly, was eliminated by a set score of 2-3 in the match against OK Financial Group in the men’s semi-finals of the 2023 Gumi-Dodram Cup Professional Volleyball Tournament held at Park Chung-hee Gymnasium in Gumi, Gyeongbuk on the afternoon of the 12th.
Panasonic, who had a full set match against Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance the previous day, gave up the game in the last 5 sets of the day, revealing physical problems. 스포츠토토 Coach Tilly expressed regret over the defeat. In an interview after the match, he said, “It feels like the players suddenly stopped playing in the last 5 sets. “I think it’s a learning process for young players.”
Coach Tilly expressed satisfaction with the tournament itself. He said, “The tournament itself was well held and the level of the game was high. I played a high level yesterday as well,” he said. Coach Tilly, who faced Korean V-League teams through this cup competition, cautiously opened his mouth to the request to evaluate Korean teams. He said, “The strength of Korean teams is that they have good energy and fight.” said.
As for the weaknesses of the Korean teams, receiving anxiety and frequent mistakes were cited. Coach Tilly said, “If I have to talk about my weakness, the receive doesn’t last and it goes back and forth. (Korean teams in the preliminaries) I shook them up with a serve attack.” ” he pointed out.
When asked to compare the level of the Korean teams he experienced this time with the Japanese V-League teams, Coach Tilly gave an evaluation that the level was mid-level. He said, “The teams in the tournament are not the best, so it’s difficult to evaluate.” “There are very high-level teams like Suntory and Nagoya in Japan, but I think Korean V-League teams can compete with the Japanese league’s mid-tier teams.”