Sunday, 14 Jul 2024

Men’s U21 Drops Four-Setter to Egypt at World Championship

The U.S. Men’s U21 National Team faced a tough loss against Egypt in the opening match of the second round of pool play at the 2023 U21 World Championship. The match was held on Saturday in Manama, Bahrain, and ended with a score of 3-1 (25-20, 25-20, 22-25, 25-20) in favor of Egypt.

A Competitive Match

The U.S. team put up a strong fight, with outside hitter Dillon Klein leading the team with 22 points. Klein’s performance included 19 kills, two blocks, and one service ace. Additionally, opposite Shane Wetzel contributed 17 points, and middle blockers Nyherowo Omene and Marc Smith added 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Highlights and Statistics

Omene’s exceptional performance in the third set, with a .600 hitting efficiency and seven kills, helped the U.S. team win the set and close the gap to 2-1. Libero Ryan Mark also made a significant impact with a match-high 12 digs. Egypt’s opposite, Mohamed Zyad, led all scorers with 24 points and 21 kills.

Next Match

The U.S. Men’s U21 team will face Czechia in their upcoming match, which is a rematch of their previous first-round matchup. The U.S. team is determined to bounce back after their loss to Egypt and secure a victory against Czechia.

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Q: When is the next match for the U.S. Men’s U21 National Team?
A: The next match is scheduled to take place at 4 a.m. PT on Wednesday against Czechia.

Q: Who is the leading scorer for the U.S. team?
A: Outside hitter Dillon Klein led the team with 22 points in the match against Egypt.

Q: What is the U.S. Men’s U21 team’s record in the tournament so far?
A: The U.S. team has faced some tough competition in the tournament, with losses to Argentina, Belgium, and Egypt.


The U.S. Men’s U21 National Team faced a challenging match against Egypt in the 2023 U21 World Championship. Despite their best efforts, the U.S. team fell short with a score of 3-1. The performance of players like Dillon Klein and Nyherowo Omene showcased the team’s potential and determination. With their upcoming match against Czechia, the U.S. team aims to bounce back and secure a victory. Stay tuned for more updates on their journey in the championship.

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