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U Mumba Volley face Ahmedabad Defenders in a must-win match
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U Mumba Volley face Ahmedabad Defenders in a must-win match

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Chennai, Feb 17: In a must-win match, U Mumba Volley will be playing their last fixture of the league stage against the Ahmedabad Defenders at the Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday.

U Mumba found their form on Saturday defeating the crowd-favourite Chennai Spartans in the opening match of the Chennai leg of Pro Volleyball League.

The U Mumba's whole team has started performing at the same time lead by their skipper Deepesh Kumar Sinha who also won the RuPay player of the match for his stellar performance against Chennai.

Ahead of the match, Sinha said "The result in the last match gives us a lot of confidence to make it to the playoffs. But the match between Chennai and Ahmedabad will also be crucial but we shouldn’t let others decide our fate. When we face Ahmedabad on Monday, we will have to make sure that we give a performance befitting of our potential."

Ahmedabad Defenders on the other hand will be in action on back-to-back days as they face Chennai Spartans on 17th Feb and U Mumba Volley on 18th.

GR Vaishnav from Ahmedabad Defenders felt that they can surely win the match. "We have seen what experience can do in crucial matches and our team does have the same when it comes to both the Indian and the foreign players. We just need to show that on the court." (UNI)