Egypt electrify home crowd with a second victory over Mexico


Egypt's captain Ahmed Deyaa attacks Mexico's Garay and Chavez block

  Cairo, Egypt, August 21, 2017- Egypt won their second game at the 2017 Men's U23 World Championship beating Mexico 4-1 (15-5, 15-7, 13-15, 15-9, 20-18) in Pool A day 4 encounter at Cairo Stadium Complex in front of 4500 excited fans.

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

 After Egypt went easily to 2-0 lead, the Mexican team showed their best in the competition and started to apply their attacking strategy using the improvement of their defence to win the third set before Egypt rebounded back to win two consecutive sets.

 Egypt's opposite attacker Hisham Ewais was the match scorer with 13 points, while Alan Gabriel Martinez led the Mexicans with 11 points. 

Noe Egypt improved their record to 2-2, while Mexico dropped to 0-4 

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