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Volleyball: Egypt reach U19 World Championship semis after Belarus win

Egypt's team last reached the FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship semis in 2011

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Wednesday 28 Aug 2019
Abdelrahman Elhossiny Eissa
Egypt's skipper Abdelrahman Elhossiny Eissa (Photo courtesy of FIVB's official website)
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Egypt's team reached the semi final of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship for the second time ever after beating Belarus 3-0 in the quarter final on Wednesday.

The Young Pharaohs were too strong for the Belarusian side, winning the match's three sets 25-21, 25-18 and 25-18.

The Egyptian team will be facing Italy in the semi final on Thursday.

Winning the fourth place in the 2011's edition of the U19 World Championship was the best-ever achievement by the Egyptian team.

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