FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Serbia close their pool round with a 3-0 vs Thailand


Serbia captain Bianka Busa against Thailand

Brno, Czech Republic, June 25, 2013 – Serbia won their third match out of four on Tuesday, beating Thailand 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-21). While the first and second sets were basically dominated by the Europeans, the match got applauses and much more appeal when Thailand got the lead of the third set. Serbia Ratko Pavlicevic called some furious time out to wake up his girls, but Thailand was fully deserving each point thanks to a great team work in defense, with Nataph Srisamutnak’s team then spiking with any fears against the Serbian higher blocks.

Serbia was the first team to reach the 21st point, to quickly close the set and the match after lot of trepidation. Thatdao Nuekjang was the best of her team, with 10 points scored and a 50% of positive attack. With 18 kill blocks Serbia left clearly their fingerprints on the conclusive match of their Pool B.

 

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