Egypt overcome Algeria at Women's U20 African Nations Champs opening

27 February 2015

2015 Women's U20 African Nations Championship- Day 1

 

 

 Cairo, Egypt, February 27, 2015- Egypt upset their North African neighbours 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-11) in the 2015 Women's U20 African Nations Championship opening here at Eastern Company Hall in Cairo, Egypt on Friday.

 

 The Egyptian girls didn't let the Algerians to enter the match at any time as they put a pressure upon their opponents with the spike service specially from Aya Ahmed and Nada Meawad. Egypt also overwhelmed the net action through their dominance in blocking due to the efficiency of Mariam Metwally and Hend Farag.

 

 After Egypt won the first set 25-17, they started to use the spike service as a weapon to disturb the Algerian reception. They succeeded to win the second set with a wider point deficit 25-13 using the strong attacks from Sarah Hanafy and Mariam. The third set was one side with the after the opposite Aya Ahmed used her spike service to win 25-11 easily and the match 3-0.

 

 The favourites Kenyan team will meet Algeria in the competition day 2 on Saturday seeking a world Championships ticket.

 

 The winner and runner up of these finals book their tickets to the FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship in Limassol & Kato Polemidia, Cyprus from June 30 to July 12.

 

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

27-Feb

ALG-EGY

0-3

17-25

13-25

11-25

 

 

41-75

1:11

100

2

28-Feb

KEN-ALG

                 

3

1-Mar

KEN-EGY

                 

 

Standings

Rk

Code

Team

Points

Matches

Results Details

Sets

Points

Played

Won

Lost

3-0

3-1

3-2

2-3

1-3

0-3

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

EGY

EGYPT

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

41

1.829

2

TUN

KENYA

                               

3

ALG

ALGERIA

 

1

 

1

         

1

0

3

MIN

41

75

0.546

 

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