Winning start for USA Men in Tokyo

TOKIO, Japan – United States started off on the right foot their participation in the men’s volleyball tournament of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with a convincing victory over France 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-22) on Saturday.

Matt Anderson and Taylor Sander led USA with 13 and 12 points, respectively, while Torey Defalco and Mawell Holt contributed 9 and 8 points.

Earvin Ngapeth and Jean Patry were the two best scorers for France, even though none of them reached double figures.

The Americans held the advantage in attacks 50-33 and also in blocks 5-2. They gave away 20 points via unforced errors while getting 19 from the French Team.