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Rio 2016 Olympic volleyball draw announced

Posted on June 18, 2016
Photo via Facebook : Egypt Sports Network

Photo via Facebook : Egypt Sports Network

The Fédération Internationale de  (FIVB) have announced the men’s draw for the 2016 Rio .

The Egyptian volleyball team qualified for the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro after winning the African Olympic qualifiers in January 2016.

The Pharaohs have been placed in Group 2 alongside Russia, Poland, Argentina, Iran and Cuba.

Egypt’s first game is against Poland on August 7 followed by Cuba on August 9 and Russia on August 11. Egypt then face Iran on August 13 and the final group game is against Argentina on August 15.

The Pharaohs are currently in Poland for the World League and already won their first match against Czech Republic 3-2 in the first round of the competition.


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