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Rio 2016 Olympic volleyball draw announced

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.

Ahmad Yousef is a proud Egyptian football fanatic who started playing football at a young age and was scouted for Ipswich Town. A hardcore Tottenham Hotspur fan and Zamalek supporter by blood, Ahmad mainly follows European football involving Egyptian players and the Egyptian national team. Ahmad’s love for Egyptian players abroad is what initially spurred him into writing. He now writes regularly and is also an editor at KingFut.com.

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