Tijuana, Mexico, September 19, 2015 - Turkey defeated Canada in straight sets as actions of the first match of the classification round for places 5 to 8 began on Saturday at the Baja California High Performance Centre. Scores were 25-23, 26-24 and 25-16.
Cansin Ogdan Enaboifo, who was one of the best weapons of the Turkish team had to left the match due to a groin injury just at the beginning.
He left the game with 3 points. The top scorer for Turkey was Yasin Aydin, with 17 points and 2 aces. Mehmet Hacioglu and Abdullah Cam closed with 8 points apiece.
For Canada, Lucas Coleman topped with 8 and Ryan Nickifor scored 7.Turkey overcame Canada in blocks 9-3 and had a good setting game with 26 excellent actions.
Both teams closed with an even services efficiency (2 aces each). Canada worked with better reception and claimed 22 points by errors of Turkey.
But the Turkish offense was superior with a 44-26 in balance points that marked the difference.