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Canada falls 3-1 to France at men's volleyball world championship


RUSE, Bulgaria — Canada dropped its second straight match at the world men's volleyball championship on Wednesday, falling 3-1 to France.

Set scores were 25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 25-17.

Earvin Ngapeth led France with a game-high 22 points, including three aces.

Nicholas Hoag led Canada with 15 points, while Sharone Vernon-Evans added 13.

Sixth-ranked Canada finished pool play at 3-2, good for fourth place in Pool B. France, also 3-2, finished third in the pool.

The top four teams in each pool move on to the next round.

The Canadian Press

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