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    Polish Volleyball Team Dominates Japan to Remain Undefeated

    In a thrilling match on Sunday, Poland’s women’s volleyball team concluded the first leg of the Nations League tournament in Antalya, Turkey, with a resounding 3-0 victory over Japan. This triumph keeps the Polish team undefeated and without losing a single set in the competition.

    Strong Comeback in the First Set

    The match started with Japan taking an early lead, thanks to their solid defense and tactical serves by Yamada, putting them ahead 6:3. Despite trailing 19:23 later in the set, Poland showcased remarkable resilience. Key blocks and strategic plays, particularly from Natalia Mędrzyk, enabled Poland to turn the tide and win the set 26:24.

    The second set began evenly (3:3) but soon saw Japan pulling ahead (7:10). Poland’s strengthened serves equalized the score at 11:11. Magdalena Stysiak emerged as a crucial player, consistently penetrating the Japanese block and scoring ten points. Her powerful performance helped Poland secure the set 25:20.

    Dominance in the Final Set

    The third set maintained the competitive intensity, with both teams tied at 10:10. Stellar plays by Martyna Łukasik and Stysiak, combined with effective blocking from Kamila Witkowska, allowed Poland to take the lead. Despite a brief comeback by Japan, Poland finished strong with Stysiak leading the way, clinching the set 25:23 and the match 3:0.

    After their impressive performance in Antalya, the Polish team returns home, preparing for their next Nations League tournament in a week.

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