Riffa, Bahrain, August 25, 2017 – Adis Lagumdzija had an unstoppable offensive night to lead Turkey to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-23) over hosts Bahrain in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Friday.Quick links - Volleyball:
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Lagumdzija was solid on offence as he scored 20 of his 21 points from the attack line. Husain Thamer helped the host team with 12 points. The Turkish edged the Bahrainis in all scoring skills with 43 attacks, eight blocks and three aces.
Turkey had a dominating performance against hosts Bahrain, as the latter’s hitters had difficulty penetrating the tough Turkish wall. The hosts played a gallant fight in the second and third sets when they hustled well on defence, but Lagumdzija sealed match victory with his unstoppable spikes from the right flank.