The number of wins for KB Insurance, which is at the bottom… Replacing Nicola with Vijena
Men’s professional volleyball KB Insurance, which remains in the lower ranks, threw a winning number of foreign player replacement. The contract with sluggish Nicola Melanyak (Serbia) is terminated and replaced with former Korean Air apologetic spiker Andres Vijena (Spain).
According to KB Insurance on the 14th, the club concluded the contract with Villena late the previous day (13th).
KB Insurance, worried about Nicola’s sluggish performance, considered replacing a foreign player and eventually decided to bring Viyena as a substitute foreign player.
Nicola cruised at the beginning of the season, scoring 49 points in a match against OK Financial Group on October 30, but as time passed, monotonous attack patterns 안전놀이터 were read and suffered difficulties. Afterwards, amidst Nikola’s sluggishness, KB Insurance suffered 8 consecutive losses and fell to 6th place (4 wins, 9 losses, 12 points).
In the end, KB Insurance plans to aim for a reversal of the atmosphere through the replacement of foreign players.
Villena, who will join the new team, is a player who helped Korean Air win the championship in the 2019-20 season by ranking first in points (786 points), total offense (56.36%), and second in serve (0.56 per set).
Despite his modest height of 194cm, he made an impressive performance in the V-League with his resilient spikes and attacks.
Villena signed a new contract with Korean Air and welcomed the 2020-21 season in the V-League, but was replaced by Yosbani Hernandez (Cuba) during the season due to a knee injury.
Viyena, who is currently playing in the Egyptian league, will join the team as soon as the paperwork, such as visa and international transfer agreement (ICT) issuance, is completed.
Until Viyena joins the team, KB Insurance will have to play with domestic players such as Hwang Kyung-min and Han Seong-jeong for the time being.