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ROAD TO RIO M: France knock-out big rival, Russia without solution for Ngapeth and Rouzier!

by WoV
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The World League 2015 winners and European Champions are simply unstoppable right now!

Le Roux & Ngapeth

Le Roux & Ngapeth

In their first game at the European Olympic Qualifying tournament, they outplayed big rival, Russia in four sets – 25-15, 20-25, 25-17, 25-20.

They are probably one of the best teams if we compare them with others from all sports.

#TeamYavbou opened game by winning the first set 25-15! But, in the second set, Alekno’s team managed to stop Ngapeth and Rouzier and with some good blocks tied the score in sets 1-1!

In another two sets, we saw all powers of Tillie’s side. They started destroying the rival, there was no chance for Russia to make comeback. France got the win and remained favorite for taking the ticket for Rio!

Ngapeth had magnificent performance. With 26 points he was the top scorer, Rouzier added 19. On the other side, Mikhailov ended game with 19 points.


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 05. 01. 2016 15:00 Finland vs Russia 0:3 17:25; 16:25; 19:25 STAT  
2nd game 06. 01. 2016 15:00 Bulgaria vs Finland 3:1 29:27; 25:15; 23:25; 25:22 STAT  
3rd game 06. 01. 2016 20:30 Russia vs France 1:3 15:25; 25:20; 17:25; 19:25    
4th game 07. 01. 2016 18:00 Bulgaria vs Russia 0:0      
5th game 07. 01. 2016 20:30 France vs Finland 0:0      
6th game 08. 01. 2016 17:00 France vs Bulgaria 0:0      

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