USA finish pool play with 3-1 record in FIVB U18

ISMAILIA, Egypt, September 9, 2019 - The United States overpowered Canada 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-16) to wrap up pool B play at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship on Monday.

Monday 09 de September del 2019 12:00 PM

Both teams have secured spots in the round of 16 to be contested starting on Tuesday. The United States were second in Pool B with a 3-1 record while Canada finished in third place with a 2-2 mark.

They will be joined by Puerto Rico who lost to China on Monday by 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-18) and finished with a 13 record in Pool A.

Mexico lost to Italy in five sets 3-2 (25-15, 21-15, 22-25, 25-20, 15-12) finishing with a 0-4 record and will compete in the playoff for the 17 to 20 positions with Cameroon, Belarus and Congo.

Sixteen teams progress to a playoff (first of Pool A against fourth of Pool B etc). The winners of the playoff matches will advance to the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals to be classified from first to eight, while the losers of their playoff match will play classification matches, with a similar quarterfinals, semifinals and finals system, to be classified from places nine to 16.

In Tuesday's matches, Puerto Rico will go against Italy, Canada against Brazil and United States against Egypt.



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