The host country,Great Britain outsmarted the African powerhouse, Algeria in 5 sets (3-2), 22-25,25-19,23-25,25-19,15-8 yesterday at Earls Court.

Both teams performed powerful attacks and massive blocks from Set 1 to 4. It was in the deciding set that the British team left Algeria in 15-8 score. Savanah Leaf showed her cross court British hits. While Zohra Benzalem and Mouni Abderrahim made their Algerian attacks to cling 2 sets win in the 4th set.

Great Britain ranked 4th now in Pool A. Its next game against Italy would be an important one to maintain its post to get into the quarterfinals. Algeria will clash Russia on the other hand.

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