Victory finally comes for Cuba


Javier Concepcion jumps to block an attempt to spike by Egypt's Abdelmohsen Seliman.

Mexicali, Mexico, September 17, 2015 - Cuba finally got a victory at the FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship after beating Egypt in four sets.

Scores were 25-18, 25-21, 22-25 and 25-21 in a match that lasted 1 hour and 44 minutes in Pool H.

Osmany Uriarte commanded the cuban offense with 24 points, while Abrahan Alfonso Gavilan scored 19. Luis Sosa also contributed with a total of 14 tallies for the Caribbean squad that finished with 58 spiking total points.

Egypt that still look forward to get a win, had their best weapon in Ahmed Saad, who was even the top scorer of the whole match by totalizing 22 points, while Ahmed Omar finished with 12.

Abdelrahman Abouelella also scored 9 units for Egypt, that showed a good blocking performance against Cuba.

Both teams finished tied 13-13 as well as in services (2-2).


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