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WCHY M: First victory for Japan, in five setter against Turkey

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

Japan grabbed its first victory at FIVB Boys U19 World Championship after defeating Turkey in a five set match in Pool B. Yuki Ishikawa scored 28 points for Japan to be the top scorer of the duel that lasted 2 hours and 4 minutes, while captain Tsubasa Hisahara scored 19. Kentaro Takahashi finished with 16 and Kosuke Hata tallied 10.

Japan-Turkey

Japan – Turkey

Yuki Ishikawa scored 28 points for Japan to be the top scorer of the duel that lasted 2 hours and 4 minutes, while captain Tsubasa Hisahara scored 19. Kentaro Takahashi finished with 16 and Kosuke Hata tallied 10.

Yasin Aydin finished with 23 points for the Turkish team, while Cansin Ogbai Enaboifo and Vahit Emre Savas recorded 17 apiece. Melih Siratca also closed with double digit (14) for Turkey.

The Turkish team led on the first two sets and was even close to reach its second win of the tournament, despite a very good blocking strategy implemented by coach Ali Kazi Hidayetoglu. Both teams are with a 1-1 record after two days of competition celebrated at Mexicali State Auditorium.

To read more news from this competition click on Youth World Championship 2013 M.

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