FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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First victory for Algeria


Victory finally arrived for Algerian players, against their African rival, that previously had defeated them at the continental tournament a few months before.

Mexicali, Mexico, July 4 2013 - Algeria earned their first victory at FIVB Boys U19 World Championship against another team from their same continent: Rwanda.

The Algerian unit, coached by Sidi Mohammed Ghomari won in straight sets (25-19, 25-22,25-18)
Larbi Hadroug was Algerian top scorer with 14 points while Akram Dekkiche scored 12 and Roubai Boumediene finished with 7 including 4 aces.

On the Rwandan side, Samuel Niyogisubizo commanded the offense with 12 points, with 2 blocks. His teammate Elias Ndagano finished with 10 points and blocked successfully in a couple of times. 

Rwanda had defeated Algeria previously at the African championship, however the Algerian team improved many mistakes to look with a notorious superiority at the World Championship. 

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