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Cuba to play against Morocco in Volleyball U21 Men's World Championship

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Cuba to play against Morocco in Volleyball U21 Men's World ChampionshipHAVANA, Cuba, Jul 23 (acn) Cuba will look for its second win today in the second round of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball U21 Men's World Championship based in Bahrain when facing Morocco.

After defeating on Monday 3-0 (25-19, 25-19 and 25-22) Tunisia, the Caribbean squad will now clash with Moroccans to then rival with Poland tomorrow.
Cuba´s best scorers were Jose Miguel Gutierrez, Julio Cesar Cardenas and Jose Carlos Romero, all with 12 points although the match scoring leader was Tunisian Elyes Bouachir, who scored 15 units.
The other match in this Pool H will be between Tunisia and Poland, team that beat Morocco 3-0 yesterday.
These four sides fight for positions from nine to 16, like the Czech Republic, Canada, Egypt and Puerto Rico, who are part of Group G.
Yesterday, Canada and the Czech Republic won both 3-1 over Puerto Rico and Egypt respectively, according to the website of the contest.
Russia, Brazil, South Korea and China, in Pool E; and Italy, Iran, Bahrain and Argentina (F) fight for places from 1-8 by being the best two teams of the four groups in the first round.
Brazilians and Russians beat both 3-0 Chinese and South Koreans, in that order; while Iranians and Italians surpassed 3-1 and 3-0 Argentines and the hosts, respectively.
In the previous edition of 2017 in the Czech Republic, the medalists were Poland (gold), Cuba (silver) and Russia (bronze).

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