Engelholm has only lost one match during the entire season and is obviously a big favourite to a new SM-gold.
Örebro was fighting against really good in the first final, best-of-five, who Engelholm eventually won with 3-2 in sets.
" We have made a fantastic season and the CHAMPIONSHIP finals are clearly the highlight, says coach Patrick Aparicio to DN.
the Grand Prix final, beat Orebro 3-1 in the set, Nordic club championship and the Oresund League.
" It goes well, and we shall ensure that we continue to win. We have a great confidence in the team.
To Örebro, who has home field in the second final on Wednesday, should be able to threaten Engelholm in the best-of-five championship games, where Engelholm have home-field advantage in a possible fifth and decisive match, is hardly likely.
– Örebro have good players so we take nothing for granted, " says Aparicio.
in the series and the playoffs and only lost one, it was 3-2 away against Hylte in one of the quarter-finals.
in Total Engelholm won 47 sets and lost only eleven.
" We have many players who can come in and unload of each other, we have players to cover up if others do not succeed.
Amerikanskorna Kaleigh Nelson and Tess Rountree, and passer Fanny Andersson left the club after the gold in the last year, when Engelholm since Hylte/Halmstad with 3-1 in games.
today is the american, Mary-Kate Marshall and canadian Sophie Carpentier the foreign stars.
but also one of the key players.
– She has become förstapassare in the national team and is a big exclamation mark.
Patrick Aparacio is the new coach of the club and took over after Per-Anders Sääf who took the historic european CHAMPIONSHIPS silver in 1989 and led Engelholm to four straight national CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Himself has Aparacio, who is originally from the USA and came to Sweden in 2001, six CHAMPIONSHIP gold medal with Falkenberg, three as a player and three as a coach.
as Aparicio leads a women's team and he enjoyed watching his team win the semi-final against Lindesberg, sweden with 3-0 in games.
" I like the group dynamics within the damvolleyboll. We are 14 players and when everyone pulls in the same direction so it becomes a very strong feeling with a great community.
Aparicio expects continued tough opposition in the sports building in Örebro, sweden, who defeated Hylte/Halmstad with 3-1 in the matches in the semi-finals, on Wednesday.
Win Engelholm also managed to Örebro so the team can secure a fifth straight gold medal at home in Kungsgårdshallen on Sunday.