SOFIA, Bulgaria, June 28, 2022 – Host Bulgaria defeated Dominican Republic in straight sets to start the third and last week of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League in Sofía. Both teams have 3-6 win-loss records.
The Bulgarian team dominated from start to finish and only in the third set the Dominican side was able to show its best weapons. The score was 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-21).
Maria Yordanova led Bulgaria with 22 points, including two blocks and one ace. Nasya Dimitrova and Miroslava Paskova each contributed 10 points in the victory. Gaila Gonzalez led Dominican Republic with 10 points and Jeiniry Martinez finished with nine.
Bulgaria led in all the scoring categories, including a huge advantage in attacks (43-29). They also had the upper hand in blocks (9-4) and aces (5-0).