Tunisia and Libya lead the competition pools with two wins - Day 2

5 March 2013

Tunis, Tunisia, March 4, 2013- Defending champions Tunisia and heavy favourites Egypt went through to second victory in the second day of the 2013 Men's Junior African Nations Championship held in Sidi Boussaid hall in Tunis, Tunisia after their wins against Rwanda and South Africa to lead both the competition pools. Libya and Algeria secured their first victory against RD Congo and Sierra Leone. In pool A host Tunisia pulled off an easy victory over Rwanda in straight sets (25-13, 25-15, 25-17) in 57 minutes after the winner overwhelmed all the net action. Tunisia improved their win- loss ratio to 2-0. Algeria set first victory after they had rest in the first day 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-14) against Sierra Leone to become 1-0. Sierra Leone dropped to 0-2 in two matches. In Pool B Egypt flew pat South Africa comfortably 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-14) to improve to 2-0 and lead the pool at the end of the second day. South Africa dropped to 0-2. Libya played the best competitive match in the tournament to beat RD Congo 3-2 (28-26, 25-20, 18-25, 21-25, 15-13) in two hours of thrilling action. The victory is the first for the Libyans in their first match.