Jedinstvo Bemax end Budvanska Rivijera’s domination with historic national cup title
News from the National Federations
Podgorica, Montenegro, March 13, 2017. Jedinstvo Bemax BIJELO POLJE claimed on Sunday Montenegro’s men’s national cup in dramatic fashion as they beat hosts and pre-favourites Budvanska Rivijera BUDVA 3-1 (25-20, 16-25, 25-20, 27-25) to rejoice with the trophy for the first time in their club’s history. With the final played before some 1,500 fans, Jedinstvo Bemax ended BUDVA’s domination in domestic competitions – which had spanned over 15 consecutive victories by combining the national league and national cup.
Budvanska Rivijera BUDVA had opened the programme of the weekend by rallying to a comprehensive 3-0 victory (25-17, 25-15, 25-14) in their semi-final with Volley Star – before Jedinstvo Bemax achieved a similar feat later in the evening beating Buducnost Capital Plaza PODGORICA in emphatic style too (3-0; 25-18, 25-23, 25-20).
Mr Ivan Boskovic, Secretary General of the Volleyball Federation of Montenegro (OSCG), presented the silver medals to the losers of the ‘big final’, i.e. the players of Budvanska Rivijera BUDVA, whereas Miladin Pekovic, President of the Board of Administration of the Jedinstvo Bemax Volleyball club, awarded ‘his’ players with the much coveted gold medals for the winners of the competition. OSCG President, Mr Cvetko Pajkovic handed over the winners’ trophy to the team captain of Jedinstvo Bemax BIJELO POLJE.