Argentina sweep Algeria for third win at World Cup


Julieta Constanza Lazcano spikes against Algeria.

Okayama, Japan, August 30, 2015 – Argentina swept Algeria 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-11) here Sunday afternoon for their third win in six matches at the 2015 FIVB Women’s World Cup.

The Argentines have won both their encounters against African sides at this World Cup. They beat African champions Kenya in straight sets on Thursday.

Lucia Fresco led Argentina with 13 points and Natalia Aispurua added 12. The Argentines outblocked Algeria 7-1 and outserved them 6-1. Nawel Hammouche was the top scorer of Algeria with seven points.

Algeria and Kenya, who will play world champions the United States later on Sunday, remained as the only winless teams in the 12-team round robin tournament.
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