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EK volley U18: Belgians go without a chance to wriggle out against strong Italians

After smooth victories against France (3-1) and Ukraine (3-0) have the Belgians in the Slovak Puchov itself a heavy 3-0 defeat to swallow against Italy at the european CHAMPIONSHIP in volleyball for boys under 18 years of age. The match results were 25-18, 25-23 and 25-18.

Coach Mieke Moyaert started with Samuel Fafchamps, Liam Mc Cluskey, Simon Plaskie, Seppe Rotty, Lennert Van Elsen, Wout D’Lord and libero Martin Perin and Joost Peeters, Thiemen Ocket and Robbe Van De Velde.

Tuesday the Belgians a day of rest. Wednesday, they take it on against host Slovakia and on Thursday, Russia is the opponent in a duel that may be crucial for the second place in the group. Italy with the maximum of 9 points in the lead in group II. Russia and Belgium with 6 points, France (3), Ukraine (2) Slovakia (1). The first two from the group qualify for the semi-finals. The other group, with Germany, the Czech republic, Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria and belarus, is in the Czech Zlin to work.

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