KB Insurance head coach Hoo In-jeong did not hide his frustration after tying the franchise record for the longest losing streak.
“Actually, Andres Biyena (registered name Biyena) was playing with fluids due to illness,” he said after the team lost the set score 0-3 against visiting KEPCO in the 2023-2024 men’s professional volleyball league at 스포츠토토 Suwon Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do, Gyeonggi-do, on the 2nd. “Other attackers should have helped, but it’s a pity that we focused our attack on Biyena alone today,” he said.
“She’s always dragging at least two of the opposition’s middle blockers with her,” he continued, “and the other attackers need to be able to run a smooth offense, which they didn’t do. Even a good attacker can only do so much.”
Hoo went on to mention the word ‘trade‘.
“Even if we trade, the cards have to be right,” he said, adding, “I think we have to make a decision within the third round.”
KB Sonbo has lost 12 games since winning its first game of the season on October 17 against the KEPCO.
A series of lethargic plays led to a 0-3 set score.
This is the second time since the 2019-2020 season that KB Sonbo has lost 12 straight matches. If they lose their next match, it will be the longest losing streak in the team’s history.
There’s no indication of the number.
Forward Hwang Kyung-min, who was sidelined last month with a fractured rib, is facing a long road back.
“I think Hwang Kyung-min will be able to return after the fourth round,” said Hoo In-jung.
“The senior players like Park Chul-woo and Kim Kwang-guk played an invisible role,” said Kwon Young-min, head coach of Korea Electric Power, which has won six straight games. “They didn’t play a lot of minutes, but they helped us overcome the tough situation.”