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Cuba to face Tunisia in Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship

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Cuba to face Tunisia in Volleyball Men's U21 World ChampionshipHAVANA, Cuba, Jul 2 (acn) Cuba will face Tunisia today on the first day of the second round (9th to 16th places) in Pool H of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship, which runs in Bahrain until next Saturday.

According to the website of the contest, Cubans will also face Moroccans and Poles, on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
The Caribbean island advanced to this stage after finishing third in Pool B, with two wins and one loss, same balance than Argentina and South Korea, but with less points (4 against 7 and 6 , in that order).
Group G, with similar purpose of those in H, includes Puerto Rico, Czech Republic and Canada.
The teams contending for the first to eighth seats are China, South Korea, Russia and Brazil (Pool E) and Bahrain, Argentina, Iran and Italy (Pool F), groups that bring together the best two sides of each of the four pools in the first round.
Today's program also includes the matches China-Brazil and South Korea-Russia (E), Argentina-Iran and Bahrain-Italy (F), Puerto Rico-Canada and Egypt-Czech Republic (G) and Morocco-Poland (H).
In the previous edition of 2017 in the Czech Republic, the medalist were Poland (gold), Cuba (silver) and Russia (bronze).


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