Clean sweep in Volley League Playoff quarterfinals
Olympiacos, PAOK, Foinikas Syrou, and Kifisia swept their opponents in the Greek Volley League playoff quarterfinals to book a place in the last four of the competition.
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Olympiacos took down Pamvohaikos 3:0 in the first match and finished the job with 1:3 scoreline on Saturday to a sweep the best of three series. PAOK managed the same scorelines in both games against Ethnikos Piraeus to join the Piraeus club in semi-finals of the competition.
Foinikas Syrou needed the tie-breaker set in the first match to defeat Iraklis Chalkida 3:2, but comfortably defeated their opponents 1:3 in the second matchup to win the series 2:0. On the other hand, it was easy business for fifth placed Kifisia, who upset fourth placed Iraklis with two 3:0 set wins to book their place in the next round.
In the best of five series semi-finals, Olympiacos will matchup against Kifisia while PAOK will take on Foinikas Syrou, a rematch of the 2016 Playoff Finals series. The semi-finals will begin on Wednesday, April 25th.
Below are the results of the Quarter-Finals
Olympiacos (1) - Pamvohaikos (8): 3:0, 1:3 (Olympiacos win series 2-0)
PAOK (2) - Ethnikos Piraeus (7): 3:0, 1:3 (PAOK win series 2-0)
Foinikas Syrou (3) - Iraklis Chalkida (6): 3:2, 1:3 (Foinikas win series 2-0)
Iraklis (4) - Kifisia (5): 3:0, 0:3 (Kifisia win series 2-0).