Poland defeat France to finish ninth


Bartlomiej Lemanski of Poland watches out for a ball, while Luka Basic of France observes from the other side of the net.

Mexicali, Mexico, September 20, 2015 - Poland finished in ninth place at the FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship after beating France 3-0 (25-20, 20-28 and 25-19).

Aleksander Sliwka was the best player with 17 points, while Rafal Szymura closed with 11, both for Poland, that also had another player with double digit as Bartlomiej Lemanski scored 10 points.

Luka Basic was the top scorer for France with 9 points, while Timothée Carle registered 8. France could not work with their serve as they had no aces, while Poland finished with two by Marcin Komenda.

Poland were a little bit superior in attacks after leading 43-40. They also showed a better blocking performance with a 10-6 advantage and claimed 25 points by error from the French team that finished in tenth place.


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