Turkey deals first defeat to Dominican Republic

Gdansk, Poland, September 28, 2022.- In a tight match, the Turkish team dealt their first setback in this World Championship to the Queens of the Caribbean.

The Turks beat the Dominican Republic team in five sets with a score of 3-2 (21-25, 25-21, 25-18, 16-25, 15-13). Turkey was better in attacks (61-49), while the Dominicans outperformed them in blocks (12-9) and in services (6-4).

For Turkey Ebrar Karakurt had 29 points and Zehra Gunes contributed 11 in the victory. For the Dominican Republic Brayelin Martínez and Gaila González added 20 points respectively.

FIVB Women’s World Championship 2022

The Caribbean Queens will have their fourth match this September 29 against the Polish team.