FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Brazil achieves first win, 3-0 against United States


The match between Brazil and The United States raised high expectations for attendants at Mexicali Auditorium.


Mexicali, Mexico, June 28, 2013 – The team coached by Percy Oncken won in three sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-21) against the United States, with a solid attack by Rodrigo Leao and Douglas Souza. Leao scored 15 points and Douglas 14.

Jacob Arnitz was the top scorer for the United States with 13 points. The service of Brazil guaranteed a positive result in first match with 8 collective aces, four by Leao, three by Souza and one by Nicolas Santos.

Brazil will play against Egypt, while the United States has the day off on Saturday. 


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