Easy start for the hosts Turkey


Ankara, Turkey, August 12, 2015 - Home team Turkey triumphed over Egypt without a considerable effort (25-10, 25-17, 25-13). 

In the beginning of the first set none of the teams were able to achieve a scoring streak and Turkey led 8-6 at the first technical pause. After returning from technical pause, Egypt couldn't resist Turkey's dominant performance and Turkey stretched the margin to 16-8. Turkey's blockers were powerful over the net and didn't allow Egypt to score easy points. As a result Turkey won the set 25-10. 

Turkey had a good start in the following set. After leading by five, Turkey's captain Ezgi Dagdelenler and opposite Hande Baladin dominated the game. Turkey continued blocking successfully and young Egypt team couldn't hold on to the game. Turkey won the set 25:17. 

After a competitive start (4-4), Turkey trailed by three points for the first time in the game and Egypt led 8-5 at the first technical pause. Thanks to the effective service performance by Kübra Akman, Turkey caught up with their opponent. As Egypt displayed poor attacks and ineffective receive, Turkey maintained their lead and won the game by 3-0. 

Turkey's Meliha İsmailoğlu (12), Hande Baladin (11) and Ezgi Dagdelenler (11) led their team to victory by collecting 34 points in total.


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