The competition for second place in the women's V League is heating up between GS Caltex Seoul Kixx and Korea Expressway Corporation Hi-pass, while the Pepper Savings Bank AI Peppers are still struggling at the bottom of the standings.
Kim Yeon-koung scored the most points of the match during her first game of the season with the Chinese club Shanghai Bright Ubest Women's Volleyball Club on Saturday.
Undefeated since the start of the 2021-22 V League season, Suwon Hyundai Engineering & Construction Hillstate are on a nine-game winning streak, clinching a win against Korea Expressway Corporation Hi-pass on Wednesday.
Stefano Lavarini, head coach of the national women's volleyball team, has earned his space in the annals of Korean sporting history after his underdog squad fought their way through higher-ranked opponents to finish fourth at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Women's volleyball was the most popular sport among Koreans watching the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, according to analytics provider TLOG.
The Korean national women's volleyball team will be back in action on the big stage next month. Korea grabbed the sole Olympic berth at the Asia qualifiers in January, 2020 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, after outplaying Thailand in straight sets.