Riffa, Bahrain, August 24, 2017 - Brazil bested hosts Bahrain in a straight-sets match (25-14, 25-15, 25-18) in the Round of 16 of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship at Isa CIty Sports Hall on Thursday.Quick links - Volleyball:
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Welinton Oppenkoski was Brazil’s top scorer with 16 points from 12 attacks, two blocks, and two service aces. Victor Cardoso and Arthur Nath also figured in double-digits with 14 points and 12 points respectively. Brazil imposed their brand of offence on the host team, running their plays quickly and cohesively. The South American side also utilised much pressure on their serve, making their opponents extend the effort to receive and pass the ball. Brazil also dominated in blocks, converting a total nine blocks from deflections, to annex their 42 points on attack and nine points off serves. With victory over the hosts, the Brazilian team earned the right to the quarter-final phase of the competition.