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Published:August 29th, 2011 09:39 EST

US Defeats Egypt and Finishes 11th in World Youth Volleyball Championship

By Suren Hossein

USA youth volleyball team defeated Egypt and seized the 11th place of the World Championship. 

In the match held in Almirante Brown, Argentina, USA beat the Egyptians 3-1 (29-27, 23-25, 25-20, 25-20).  

"It has been a great experience for us. In Argentina everybody did a great job, they are very good hosts. My players are much more confident now that at the beginning of the championship," USA coach Ken Shibuya said.  

Defending champion Serbia claimed the title of the FIVB Boy`s Youth World Championship after defeating Spain in five sets (25-23, 25-19, 28-30, 16-25, 15-11.)  

Uros Kovacevic from Serbia was named as the Most Valuable Player.