Sport Schwerin volleyball players win the Supercup
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The volleyball players of SSC Palmberg Schwerin have won the Supercup for the fourth time in a row.
The team of coach Felix Koslowski prevailed against the German cup winner Dresdner SC with 3: 0 (25:23, 27:25, 25:21) and thus secured the first title of the new season. For the hosts, it was not enough to win the third attempt in this competition. 685 spectators followed the game in Dresden. The responsible health department had approved up to 1,100 fans.
The German record champions proved to be more stable in all elements at the start of the season and made fewer mistakes than the Dresden women, who went into this game handicapped by a quarantine in preparation. While the Mecklenburg women had played many test matches, the team of coach Alexander Waibl, who was on the sidelines for the 400th time in a competitive game of the DSC, was only able to play three preparatory matches out of ten.
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In the first two sets both teams exchanged blows at eye level, but in the end more powerful tasks and above all a stronger block defense for the Mecklenburg women. The DSC made too many minor mistakes, especially in the third section.
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