VakıfBank clinched a record eighth Turkish Women’s Volleyball Cup volleyball crown after beating Fenerbahçe 3-2 last Sunday.

VakıfBank started the game on a high note but Fenerbahçe, led by Melissa Vargas, Arina Fedorovtseva and Eda Erdem, staged a brilliant response.

Turkish stars Cansu Özbay, Zehra Güneş, Swedish star Isabelle Haak and American Michelle Bartsch-Hackley guided Vakifbank to 15-12 in the first set when Fenerbahçe took a timeout.

The Yellow Canaries fought back after the break, going 8-1 and taking a 20-16 lead, before eventually winning the set 25-21.

Vakifbank fought back in the second set to win it 25-21 and tie the match 1-1, before comfortably winning the third set 25-13 and taking a 2-1 lead.

Fenerbahçe, however, fought back in the fourth set winning it by winning the set 29-27, leveling the score 2-2 and sending the game to a tiebreaker.

After a neck and neck battle, where the two teams were tied at 9-9 at one point, VakifBank won the fifth set 17-15 to lift a record eighth cup in club history.

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