Besides Brazil, Egypt was the other team in the men´s competition with maximum points after four rounds, but with Croatia a very strong team waited for coach Hussain El Shafei´s team and the European Champions from Europe showed a powerful game play and massive victory against the number one team from Africa.
Croatia built a quick, but tight lead in the early phase of the first half and despite numerous efforts from Egypt, the east-europeans maintained the difference between the two teams at the final buzzer.
In the second period, Egypt gave their maximum and with this numerous spectators on the Main Court saw a head-to-head clash, where the Croatians brought home the second set with the tightest possible margin.
At Croatia Ivan Juric was topscorer with 12 points, whilst Egypt´s points were spread among their players.
Croatia – Egypt 2:0 (14:8) (12:11)