Poland won a dramatic 5-set win against Thailand

Poland have found an opening enough to overtake Thailand.  - Contribute photos

Poland have found an opening enough to overtake Thailand. – Contribute photos

A Steel-Nervous Poland crew beat Thailand 22-25, 27-29, 25-16, 25-16, 15-13 in Week 2 of the Volleyball Nations League in Smart on Thursday. Arneta Coliseum.

Poland thus won their fourth of six matches in the continent-hopping tournament, beginning with their latest win in the precise playmaking of Joanna Olosas.

“He’s great,” said Olivia Rozanski of Olosz, who plays for Italian A1 club league champions Emoco Volley Conegliano.

Rojansky also came out on top for Poland. The 25-year-old exterior heater finished with 20 points that included two blocks and added 16 digs.

“It simply came to our notice then. We know they (the Thais) are a really good team so we have to do our best, “said Olivia Rozanski. “I’m really happy that we won and we showed that we are a really good team and we can fight to the end.”

Rojanski and his teammates really needed to take the distance as Thailand took the first two sets of the match, despite playing a shorthand.

Thailand is second in six outings.

Martina Cesareanska and Veronica Szlagovska each added 18 points, Kamila Vitkovska 15 points and Claudia Alagierska 13 points to become the world number one. 10.

Chachu-on Moksari had 26 points, including five blocks, 15 receptions and 11 digs for Thailand, while Pimpichaya Kokram added 13 points and 12 digs before sitting in the fourth set due to injury for 14th-ranked Thailand.

In the second game, Alexa Gray took 24 points and Kiera van Rijk added 22 and 11 digs as Canada beat Belgium 25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 25-22.

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