FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Egypt lead pool D after their win against Nigeria


Egypt Aya Elshamy attacking against Nigeria

Brno, Czech Republic, June 22, 2013 – The second African "derby" in Brno was played here at Vodova hall on Saturday: Egypt had an easy game against Nigeria, winning the match 3-0 (25-9, 25-18, 25-11) and leaving Nigeria at 0 points with two matches already played in Pool D.

Nigeria captain Mercy Promise tried to lead her team at her best, scoring 12 points with 10 spikes and two blocks. But that wasn’t enough, since Egypt only on serve scored 14 aces, which is the best team performance on serve so far in this tournament.

Egypt seemed much more skilled and prepared and kept full control of the game until the last point, with a very good performance of Aya Elshamy. They had the chance to close their second competition day here in Brno leading the provisional standing of Pool D with a perfect booty of 6 points.


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