Egypt crowned Women U20 African champions

1 March 2015

2015 Women's U20 African Nations Championship- Day 3

 

 

 Cairo, Egypt, March 1, 2015- Egypt women U20 claimed their sixth in row Women's U20 African championship title after they beat Kenya 3-0 (25-16, 25-12, 25-17) in the final match held at Eastern Company Hall in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday.

 

 This is the sixth title for the Egyptians in this age group after 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012 to improve their all time record.

 

 Egypt finished the competition with a win- loss ratio of 2-0 (6 points) ahead of Algeria who came second with 1-1 record (2 points) and both teams confirmed their tickets to the FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship in Limassol & Kato Polemidia, Cyprus July 3-12, 2015.

 

 Kenya finished their campaign at the third position with 0-2 in their first participation at the finals since 2009.

 

 Egypt started the match with their best line up as they succeeded to overwhelm the Kenyans at the net through the Mariam Metwally and Hend Farag to win the first set 25-16.

 

 The Kenyan team was affected and continue disturbance in their reception allowing the Egyptians to win the second set with the efficient spikes of the outside hitter Hend Meawad.

 

 The Egyptian ladies continued their pressure through the service of to lead 16-10 at the second TTO of the third set. Kenya succeeded to come back with their proper defence to decrease the point deficit to 19-17, before the Egyptians scored 6 successive points to win the set 25-17 and the match in straight sets.  

 

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

200

2

28-Feb

KEN-ALG

2-3

25-19

15-25

21-25

25-17

10-15

96-101

1:58

200

3

1-Mar

KEN-EGY

3-0

25-17

25-12

25-17

   

75-45

1:11

400

 

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

6

2

2

 

2

         

6

 

MAX

150

68

2.205

2

ALG

ALGERIA

2

2

1

1

   

1

   

1

3

5

0.600

142

171

0.830

3

KEN

KENYA

 

2

 

2

     

1

 

1

2

6

0.333

141

176

0.801

 

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