FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Egypt lacked a lucky touch against African rivals, says Elkotb


Ahmed Elkotb's great scoring performance wasn't enough for Egypt to defeat Tunisia

Ahmed Elkotb, Egypt player: "We could recover from the bad condition we had before the first game. We played better and we also know Tunisia from our continent. We have beaten them and today we should had too, but we had no luck. My role in the team is to score like this, because I have more experience, so I can be a top scorer."

Elyes Garfi, Tunisia player: 
"The match was very good, we played really well and I thank Egypt for this game. In some moments, however, I think my team was not so good, but in the end I'm happy we won and also for having scored the last point. In matches like this, sometimes we win and sometimes we lose."
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