FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Brazilian blockers set the difference


Enrico and Junior from Brazil in a blocking action against Egypt's Saad Ahmed.

Mexicali, Mexico, June 29 2013 - After starting with a big win against the United States, Brazil did not hesitate to be well prepared for his team's next commitment at Boys' U19 World Championship. 

Percy Oncken, coach of Brazil: "We studied Egypt a lot previously. We could adapt our block and defense against them."

Fabio Rodrigues, captain of Brazil:"Egypt is a great team. Things went easier for us today, to resolve any situation. We had good block and served well."

Ahmed Saad, captain of Egypt: "This was not a good match for us. Brazil is a good team with strong blocking game. We had our moments sometimes good, sometimes bad."

Ellakany Mohamed, coach of Egypt: "We played against a big team and a big coach, who also is a good friend, but We played better than We did against Korea in our first match. Brazil had a good service.

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