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WCHY W: Impressive win of Slovenia

by WoV
source: fivb.org; Photo: fivb.org

World ranked 33 Slovenia overcame No 16 Algeria 3-0 (25-6, 25-19, 25-20) in the opening Pool C match of the FIVB Girls' U18 World Championship at Chatchai Gym of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Friday.

Slovenian girls celebrating

Slovenian girls celebrating


Algerian team committed plenty errors, especially in reception and backline defense allowing their opponent to control the match.

Katja Mihalinec paced the winners with 13 points including aces, while Sasa Zdovc and Ana Bernardi contributed 7 and 6 respectively. Algeria’s Yasmine Abderrahim and Nawal Hammouche led the defeated side with 7 points each.

Slovenia used the skillful passes from their setter Tina Korosec to widely lead 25-6 in the first set, but the Algerian performance improved in the second set to decrease the point deficit to 25-19 in the second set. Algeria led many times in the third set but finally lost 25-20. 

For more information about this competition, read Youth World Championship 2013 W.

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