Reigning TTCLM champion eager to win in GermanyPhoto: Courtesy FAKEL GAZPROM ORENBURG
2019/20 Table Tennis Champions League Men, Round 2
Reigning TTCLM champion TTC Fakel-Gazprom from Orenburg is determined to win its Round 2 away match against Mühlhausen, considering this clash as decisive one for the top spot in Group A.
"All the main players from TTC Fakel-Gazprom arrived in Mühlhausen. Both clubs have experienced world-class players. This fact suggests that the upcoming TTCLM match is expected to be very tense and decisive for both teams. It will decide the fate of the first place in our group. I think that not only our fans, but also table tennis fans from all over the world are looking forward to this confrontation”, stated TTC Fakel-Gazprom coach Vladimir ENDOLOV about clash to be held this Wednesday, October 16th, 18:30 CET.
Russian club, five-time TTCLM champion continues with its strong European line-up, Dimitrij OVTCHAROV, Marcos FREITAS, Vladimir SAMSONOV; signing another well experienced player CHUANG Chih-Yuan from Chinese Taipei. CHUANG knows how to play TTCLM, as he has been its part for many seasons in different top clubs.
“There have been some changes in our team this season. Now CHUANG Chih-Yuan is a part of the Orenburg club. His debut is of particular interest to fans. Of course, our team carefully prepares for this important match and is motivated only to win. All our players are in good physical shape and ready to please their spectators", explained ENDOLOV.