Egypt were defeated for the sixth consecutive match at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup in Japan on Friday, losing to Japan 3-2.
The Pharaohs lost the first set 25-14, won the second set 25-18, before losing the third set 23-25.
In a very competitive fourth set, the Pharaohs came out victorious 30-28, but Japan manged to secure the win by snatching the tie set 15-13.
Egypt remains in tenth place on 8 points, ahead of Australia and Tunisia, who lie in the 12-place rankings table.
The Pharaohs' next game will be against fellow Arab team Tunisia on Sunday at 10am Cairo local time (GMT+2).
Egypt won their first two matches against Australia and Iran, before losing six straight.
The World Cup comprises 12 teams: Japan, Egypt, Italy, Russia, Poland, Iran, Australia, Tunisia, USA, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina.
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