FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Fast Japanese outlast Egypt in easy straight sets


Japan Girls celebrate the victory against Egypt and the qualification to the semifinal

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, August 1, 2013- A Quick performance by World No. 9 Japan  brought them a wide win 3-0 (25-11, 25-7, 25-15) over Egypt to become the first team to qualify to the quarterfinal of the FIVB Girls' U18 World Championship in a 59 minutes match held at Chatchi Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Thursday.

 Japan qualified to play for the top 8 positions, while Egypt now plays for 9 to 16 positions.

 After a good start from the Egyptian players who ended the first technical timeout to their side 8-7, but afterwards, the Japanese team put the match momentum to their side using the quick attacks that disturbed the Egyptian till the end of the match.

 Japan's big gun Mizuki Yanagita led her team scorers with 14 points including 3 Ace services followed by captain Miku Benoki (11 points).

 From the Egyptian side middle blocker Aya Ahmed scored only 5 points as her team best scorer.

 

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