Thailand scores stunning match win against Turkey at Women’s World Volleyball Championship

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Outside hitter Chatchu-On Moksri scored 33 points during the match against the nation ranked sixth in the world to win 3-2.

Thailand stunned crowds at the Women’s World Volleyball Championship in the Dutch city of Arnhem over the weekend, pulling off a five-set victory over Turkey (Türkiye) in Pool B.

Outside hitter Chatchu-On Moksri scored 33 points during the match against the nation ranked sixth in the world to win 3-2.

The outlook was initially in Turkey’s favor, with its team comfortably winning the first set 25-17.



Hande Baladin handed Turkey a 19-17 lead in the second set, but Thailand responded with stiff resistance to secure a 24-23 lead. This was followed by five Thai set points, eventually ending in a 31-29 victory.

Turkey bounced back in the third set, winning 25-22, but Thailand again even the odds by taking the fourth 25-19.

The Thai team sealed the match win for the final, nail-biting set, scoring 15-13 following a service error by the Turkish team. (NNT)