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Volleyball: Tunisia Beat Egypt in World Championship 

Sun 13 Oct 2019 | 04:13 PM
Mohamed Helba

Tunisia's volleyball team defeated the Egyptian team in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship on Sunday 3-1.

Eagles of Carthage's men ended the first have in a 25-23 victory, while the Pharaohs revived their hopes in the game by securing a 25-14 triumph. The Tunisian team pulled off their first victory in the tournament by ending the third and the fourth sets in 25-17, and 25-18 victories.

Brazil now tops the championship's table, followed by Poland (2nd), USA (3rd), Japan (4th), Argentina (5th), Italy (6th), Russia (7th), Iran (8th), and Canada (9th). While the Pharaohs came in the tenth position with eight points.

Brazil is topping the World Championship table

They are set to face Argentina on Monday, October 14 at 07:00 am (CLT).

This is the seventh defeat for the Pharaohs in the tournament as they were beaten by Brazil on Friday 1-3, Canada on Saturday 3-2, and Russia on Sunday 3-1, Italy, Poland, Japan, and Tunisia.

The Pharaohs are taking part in this tournament alongside eleven teams; hosts Japan, holders Poland, Tunisia, Iran, Australia, Italy, Brazil, Russia, Argentina, the US, and Canada. All teams will face each other, and whoever collects the biggest number of points will be the champions.

Egypt’s last participation in that tournament was in 2015 in Japan, where he took the tenth position. The best appearance for the Pharaohs was in 1985 World Championship, held in Japan where they ranked eighth.

Egypt’s upcoming encounters are as follows:

Egypt Vs. Argentina on Monday, October 14 at 07:00 am (CLT)

Egypt Vs. The United States on Tuesday, October 15 at 4:00 am (CLT)