Japan captain Kento Miyaura had eight attacks, two blocks an ace in the straight-set win over Cuba in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship
Riffa, Bahrain, August 18, 2017 – Kento Miyaura and Tatsunori Otsuka guided Japan to an easy straight-set (25-18, 25-18, 25-12) win over Cuba in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship at the Isa City Sports Hall on Friday.Quick links - Volleyball:
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Miyaura and Otsuka scored 11 points apiece to lead the Japanese offence, while Lazaro Yoelvis Brunet Llanes top scored for Cuba with 17 markers. Japan led on all fronts with a total of 39 attacks, eight blocks, three aces and only 12 errors to beat Cuba.
Japan ran a well-balanced offence and excellent defence to outplay Cuba in the first two sets. The Asian side showed some might at the net against the much taller Cuban attackers to gain a comfortable lead and complete their straight-set win.