Brittry Abercrombie (USA) was nominated to IBK Industrial Bank of Korea as the first overall.
At the 2023 KOVO (Korea Volleyball Federation) Women’s Foreign Player Draft held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Umraniye Grand Ballroom in Istanbul on the 13th at 5:00 PM (11:00 PM Korean time), Abercrombie will wear the IBK Industrial Bank uniform as the first overall pick. done.
In this selection of foreign players토스카지노, which was held as a face-to-face event four years after the tryout in Toronto, Canada in 2019, only one Heungkuk Life Insurance club exercised the priority of nomination among the seven clubs. Accordingly, Yelena Mrazenovich will wear her Heungkuk Life Insurance uniform for the second year in a row.
The remaining six clubs selected new players on the spot. First, a bead lottery was held. According to the final results of the last season, Pepper Savings Bank ranked 7th with 35 beads, IBK Industrial Bank ranked 6th with 30 beads, GS Caltex ranked 5th with 25 beads, KGC Ginseng Corporation ranked 4th with 20 beads, and Hyundai Engineering & Construction ranked 3rd. After receiving 15 marbles, 2nd place Heungkuk Life Insurance 10, and 1st place Korea Expressway Corporation 5 marbles, it was determined through a lottery.
The lucky first place nomination went to IBK Industrial Bank. Coach Ho-cheol Kim selected Breetri Abercrombie (USA) without hesitation. Britney arrived at Istanbul Airport after a 14-hour flight at 6:30 am on the 13th, the last day of the tryout, and immediately moved to the tryout site. After that, he was selected as the first choice and confirmed to go to Korea.
2nd choice Pepper Savings Bank chose Yasmin Bedart (USA). In his last two seasons, he was an icon that led Hyundai E&C’s winning streak. Recovery from injuries is a concern, but if he demonstrates his previous skills, it will be a great help to the new club, which is in the lower ranks.
Third place Heungkuk Life Insurance chose to renew the contract with Yelena, and fourth place KGC Ginseng Corporation nominated Giovanna Milana (USA) and succeeded in reinforcing the outside heater.
Hyundai E&C, which became the 5th nomination, selected Moma Basoko (Cameroon). He was a player who showed off powerful attacks at GS Caltex for two seasons.
6th place GS Caltex chose Giselle Silva (Cuba-Azerbaijan). It was a player coach Sang-Hyun Cha had noticed from the first day. Lastly, Korea Expressway Corporation, in the 7th place, chose Banja Bukirich (Serbia), who has outstanding offensive power.
Players selected for the first time in this draft will receive an annual salary of $250,000 (tax included). Abercrombie, Yasmin (half-year replacement), Giovanna, Gisele Silva, and Vanja Bukirici are eligible. Yelena and Moma, who will play in the V-League for two consecutive seasons, will receive $300,000.
< 2023 KOVO Women’s Foreign Player Draft Result >
# 1st Rank: IBK Industrial Bank
Brittry Abercrombie (USA-Puerto Rico / Born in 1995 / 191cm / OP)
# 2nd Rank: Pepper Savings Bank
Yasmin Bedart / USA / Born in 1996 / 193cm / OP)
# 3rd priority: Heungkuk Life Insurance
Yelena Mrazenovic / Bosnia-Serbia / Born in 1997 / 196cm / OP)
# 4th place: KGC Ginseng Corporation
Giovanna Milana / USA / Born in 1998 / 186cm / OH)
# 5th place: Hyundai E&C
Moma Basoko / Cameroon / Born in 1993 / 184cm / OP)
# 6th place: GS Caltex
Gisele Silva / Cuba-Azerbaijan / Born in 1991 / 191cm / OP
# 7th place: Korea Expressway Corporation
Banja Bukiric / Serbia / Born in 1999 / 198cm / OP