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Volleyball: Turkey advances in European Championship

Turkey beats Croatia 3-2 to qualify for quarter finals, in 2019 CEV European Championship

By Emre Asikci

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish Women’s National Volleyball Team advanced to the quarter finals on Sunday, beating Croatia 3-2 in the 2019 CEV European Championship.

Turkey won the first and third sets, 26-24 and 25-22, played in the capital, Ankara.

But Croatia won the second and fourth sets, 25-18 and 33-31, and so sent the game to a tie-breaking fifth set.

In the tight fifth set, Turkey emerged victorious, 16-14.

Turkey will face The Netherlands in the quarter finals on Wednesday.