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WCHJ M: Rwanda earn first win against Venezuela

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

Highly spirited Rwanda team secured their first tournament's victory over Venezuela in an exciting five- set match lasting 2 hours of thrills 3-2 (27-25, 23-25, 18-25, 25-21, 17-15) in classification 17 to 20th positions at the FIVB Men's U21 World Championship at Ataturk Hall in Izmir, Turkey on Thursday.



Now Rwanda starts the round robin competition with 2 points to lead the pool along with Estonia, while Venezuela gained one point.

With a wonderful performance a tournament’s another record of scoring performance (36 points), Rwanda’s captain Aimable Mutuyimana led his team to a historic victory which is the first ever for any Rwandan team at the world level.

From the Venezuelan side Willner Rivas led the scorers with 25 points.

For more information about this competition, click on Junior World Championship 2013 M.

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