Cuba in the top-8 at U21 Championship

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 20, 2019 - Cuba endured the challenge of Egypt and emerged with Saturday's tie-break win (26-24, 25-20, 21-25, 20-25, 15-9) in Pool B of the FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship in Isa Sport City.

Saturday 20 de July del 2019 14:00 PM

It was the second victory for Cuba which secures the Caribbean side a spot among the top 8 teams of the event.

Jose Carlos Romero and José Miguel Gutierrez contributed 22 and 18 points, respectively, in the victory.

Puerto Rico defeated Morocco 3-1 (25-22, 25-21, 34-36, 25-20) on Saturday to record their first win. The Puerto Ricans will play for the 9 to 16 positions.

Sebastian Negron had an impressive performance finishing with 28 points, including two aces. Pedro Molina added 12.

In Pool D, Canada won the first set but couldn't keep the pace and lost to Poland 3-1 (20-25, 25-20, 25-18, 26-24) It was the third consecutive loss for the winless Canada who finished winless.


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