F I V B  FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
PRESS RELEASE 30.09.2004

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8th Boys U-19 African Nations Championship - Day three - Egypt and Tunisia continue winning ways

Durban, South Africa, October 1, 2004 - Egypt continued on the victory trail after collecting their third win in a row on Thursday after beating Algeria in straight sets (25-21, 25-23, 25-10) on the third day of Boys U-19 African Nations Championship in Durban, South Africa.

The efficient Egyptian spikes made it easy to penetrate the Algerian defense as Egypt took the lead in the five-nation competition.

After a defeat at the hands of Egypt on the second day, Tunisia recorded their second victory with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 26-24) win over Sudan to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for a place in the 2005 Boys U-19 World Championship, expected to be hosted by Algeria.

Two African teams will qualify through this competition with a third place going to the African organizer.


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