Brazil maintain momentum with Egypt win


Egypt's Ahmed Dyea spiking against Brazil blockers

  Cairo, Egypt, August 20, 2017- Brazil maintain their winning streak with 4-1 (15-12, 18-16, 15-11, 12-15, 15-12) over Egypt in front of their excited fans on Day 3 of the 2017 Men's U23 World Championship at Cairo Stadium complex in Egypt on Sunday. 

All matches in Cairo are played under a new scoring system currently being tested: a best-of-seven, 15-point set format.

 Brazil remain unbeaten with 3-0 record, yet they conceded the first set in the competition so far while Egypt dropped to 1-2. 

 Douglas Souza led the winner's scorers with 17 points as he did a crucial role to win the crucial points of each set. Egypt's opposite spiker Hisham Ewais contributed 14 points for the losers as their best scorer. 

 Although Brazil led in the first three sets 3-0, but Egypt came close in each set specially the second set, which was showed Egyptian leading before Brazil narrowed the point deficit and won narrowly 18-16. 

 With the increasing rhythm of Egyptian fans, they succeeded to win the fourth set after their best performance throughout the match.  Again, Brazil regained their attacking rhythm to win the last set 15-12 and the match 4-1. 

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