FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Turkey gave the big surprise by defeating Cuba 3-0, in Pool B


The Turkish team showed good weapons and took the best of Cuban errors.


MEXICALI, Mexico, June 27 2013 — Turkey defeated Cuba 3-0 (25-23, 29-27, 25-21). 
The Turkish team gave the biggest surprise in the beginning of the FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship Pool B match at the Mexicali State Auditorium.

Cansin Ogbai Enaboifo scored 18 points for the Turkish unit, while Kaan Kusay Gulec finished with 11 and Yasin Aydin tallied 10.

Luis Jimeno, Inovel Romero and Osman Uriarte finished with 9 points each and Jorge Caraballo finished with 8 for Cuba. 

The Caribbean team that was supported by the Mexican fans on the bleachers, could not close the second set despite a 25-24 advantage, while Turkey took the best of Cuban errors.



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