FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Poland score easy victory over Tunisia


Poland's Alexander Sliwka led the victory over Tunisia with 17 points

Tijuana, Mexico, June 27, 2013 – Poland cruised past Tunisia 25-20, 25-18, 25-21 in the opening match of Pool A of the FIVB Boys’ U19 World Championship at Multi-Purpose Gymnasium of Tijuana on Thursday.

Despite committing plenty errors during the whole match, the superiority of Poland in the areas of serve and blocking gave the victory to the European side.

Alexander Sliwka paced the winners with 17 points, including three aces, while team captain Bartosz Bucko and Rafal Szymura contributed 12 and 10 respectively. Tunisia’s Mohamed Kbaier led the defeated side with 8 points.

Poland held a wide advantage of 8-3 in blockings and blanked the opponents in the aces category 7-0. The winners gave away 30 points via errors to 20 by the losers.


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