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An important victory for Portugal as Sequeira scores 19

 

Cairo, Egypt, June 16, 2017 - Valdir Sequeira scored 19 points and led Portugal to an important 3-1 (20-25,25-22,25-19 ,25-22) win over Finland in the first day of week three of group H2.

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Finland started very well with impressive blocks in the first set and continued to score points with Urpo Sivula fantastic spikes and cruised to close the set out at 25-20.

Portugal dominated the second set from the begging to the end. The errors in reception and defense brought Finland back and Portugal won the set 25-22 .

In the third set the score was tied in the beggining but Finland continued to struggle in the reception and their block failed to stop the attacks of Sequeire who hit from the two wings and closed the the set out at 25-19.

The fourth set saw a good fight from both teams until Portugal took the advantage 21-20 with two attacks from best scorer Sequeire. Portugal managed to close the set out 25-22 and got the three points.

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