FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Belgium score powering victory over Tunisia


Belgium's libero Michiel Thijs celebrates big the victory over Tunisia

Tijuana, Mexico, June 28, 2013 – Belgium made a thundering debut at the FIVB Boys’ U 19 World Championship brushing aside Tunisia in straight sets (25-19, 25-12, 25-15) on Friday at Baja California High Performance Center. Tunisia suffered its second defeat in as many days.

It was a victory from start-to-finish for the European side as they won comfortably every set including the first one when lost intensity in the late stages.

Thomas Konings led Belgium with 13 points while Lowie Stuer and Robbe Vandeweyer added 11 and 10 respectively. Laszlo de Paepe had nine, including three blocks and three aces.

The Belgians dominated their opponents in every technical category as they held margins of 13-3 in blocks, 11-2 in aces and made fewer mistakes 15-25.

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