Host Botswana and Mozambique claim Zone 6 tickets to AAG

14 May 2015

Botswana, May 12, 2015- Hosts Botswana and their neighbours Mozambique booked Zone 6 tickets to the 2015 All Africa Games after they finished both men and women qualification tournaments held at the legendary Ditshupo Hall in Botswana in the top 2 positions.

 

 Both countries will be represented by both men and women teams at All Africa Games finals in Congo Brazzaville from 4-19 September, 2015.

 

 In the men's side Mozambique won the top position of the podium following their victory against Botswana in the final 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-23). Mozambique finished the 4 nation tournament in the first position with 3-0 followed by Botswana 2-1. Zimbabwe beat Zambia 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-11) to calim the third position with 1-2, where Zambia ended their campaign at the bottom of the table with 0-3.

 

 In the women's final Botswana revenged to overwhelm Mozambique (25-16, 25-17, 25-20) and get the first position with 3-0, followed by the losers 2-1, however both teams confirmed All Africa Games tickets. Zimbabwe followed the footsteps of their men's counterparts to beat Zambia 3-1 (20-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-13) to clinch the third position with 1-2 ahead of the losers who finished with 0-3 record.

 

Final Ranking

Men Tournament

1. Mozambique

2. Botswana

3. Zimbabwe

4. Zambia

 

Women Tournament

1. Botswana

2. Mozambique

3. Zimbabwe

4. Zambia

 

Men's Individual Awards

  • Best Setter - Tjiyapo Madeluka (Botswana)
  • Best Server - Agisanang Kurwana (Botswana)
  • Best Blocker- Simione Belton (Mozambique)
  • Best Spiker - Choto Douglas Rufaro (Zimbabwe)
  • Libero - Mwandu Chindima (Zambia)
  • Most Valuable Player - Choto Douglas Rufaro (Zimbabwe)

 

Women's Individual Awards

  • Best Setter - Kelebogile Mahupela (Botswana)
  • Best Server - Tracy Chaba (Botswana)
  • Best Blocker - Tsholofelo Retshabile (Botswana)
  • Best Spiker - Tracy Chaba (Botswana)
  • best Libero - Gabaresepe Mashaole (Botswana)
  • Most Valuable Player - Tracy Chaba (Botswana)