Egypt pull away from the pack
It was the second day of competition in this 12th edition of the event. Mohamed Ellankany’s Egyptian charges and Sid Ahmed Ghmari’s Algerian squad put on an exciting show with sparkling plays spread over 138 minutes. Algeria’s Larbi Hedroug and Egypt’s Hany Mohamed gave stand-out performances.
As on day one, Egypt’s serving and blocking were exceptional.
In the day’s other match, Tunisia beat Rwanda 3-0 (25-16, 28-26, 25-16) in 113 minutes. With the win, the Tunisian squad recover somewhat from their straight-sets loss to Egypt on the first day of competition. Malek Anis’ team were more efficient on the serve than their Rwandan opponents, who showed their best form only in the 28-minute second set.
Friday, January 25, 2013, 15:00 – Egypt v Rwanda
Friday, January 25, 2013, 17:00 – Tunisia v Algeria