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WCHJ M: Uroš Kovačević led Serbia to win over Canada

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source: fivb.org; Photo: fivb.org

Serbia rebounded back from a set behind to clinch a 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-19) victory against Canada in Pool C match of the FIVB Men's U21 World Championship at Ataturk Hall.

Serbia's coach Siniša Reljić and captain Uroš Kovačević

Serbia’s coach Siniša Reljić and captain Uroš Kovačević

With the third victory in row the winners improved their competition record to 3-0, while suffering their first defeat, Canada dropped to 2-1.

Serbia’s outstanding weapon Uroš Kovačević played an important role in the victory, not only with his 23 points scored as the match best scorer, but also with his motivations sent to his colleagues specially when Canada led in the first set and also through the serving power he made scoring two aces. The other outside hitter Mihajlo Stanković was the second scorer with 16 points.

Canada’s Bradley Gunter, Stephen Maar and Ryley Barnes contributed 11 points each as their side scorers in the epic encounter.

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

Check out WoV Community profile of Uroš Kovačević.

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