Jakarta Pertamina Pertamax opens competition for Final Four Proliga

Jakarta Pertamina Pertamax opens competition for Final Four Proliga
The men's team Jakarta Pertamina Pertamax celebrates victory after silencing Kudus Sukun Badak (DOK PBVSI).

Jakarta men's team Pertamina Pertamax opened the competition to qualify for the last four after silencing Kudus Sukun Badak with a score of 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-23) in the continuation of the PLN Mobile Proliga 2024 at GOR Ken Arok Malang, Friday (14/6/2024).

With four wins from ten matches, Pertamina Pertamax opened the competition with fourth-placed Jakarta Bhayangkara Presisi who recorded five wins from nine matches.

The chances of Indra Wahyudi Harahap's team reaching the last four are quite slim. Because there are still two games to play against Palembang Bank SumselBabel, Sunday (16/6/2024) in Malang. And one more match against Jakarta STIN BIN, next week in Pontianak.

Also read: Proliga 2024 enters its third series in Palembang

According to Pertamina Pertamax coach Indra Wahyudi Harahap, his side will continue to try to win the match even though the chances of qualifying for the last four are slim.

“Whatever the outcome will be, we will still try to look good,” Indra said.

To Kudus Sukun Badak, previously learned from video. “Based on the evaluation results, we attack from service,” he said.

Also read: Pertamina Pertamax men's team failed to reach the 2023 Proliga Final Four

Meanwhile, Sukun Badak's coach Ibarsjah Djanu said his side had no chance of reaching the last four. “We want to play loose and hope to win because our chances of reaching the last four are slim,” he added.

But apparently, he said, his team could not play calmly and even made many mistakes of its own.

Saturday schedule (15/6/2024):
14.00 WIB: Bhayangkara-Garuda (men)
16.00 WIB: BJB-PLN (women)
At 6:30 PM WIB: STIN BIN-LavAni (son). (Z-6)

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