Sierra Leone and Senegal claim gold at Zone 2 AAG Qualifiers

21 May 2015

Dakar, Senegal, May 21, 2015- Sierra Leone men and Senegal Women beach volleyball teams grabbed the gold medals in Zone 2 qualifiers to 2015 All Africa Games held at the Diamalaye beach in the Senegalese capital Dakar.

 

 Four countries confirmed their qualification in both genders to the prestigious event as Sierra Leone, Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Conakry represent zone 2 in Congo Brazzaville African Games.  

 

 In Men's competition Sierra Leone, Gambia and Sengal were tied in the same number of points to settle the tie through the point ratio where Sierra Leone led by 1.13 ratio to win the first position, followed by Gambia 1.12 and Senegal 1.09. Guinea Conakry came fourth in the standings but also confirmed a place in the finals.

 

 In the women's side Senegal won their three opponent to claim the gold medal by 6 points followed by Guinea 5 pts, Gambia 4 and Sierra Leone 3, where the 4 teams book their vacancies to the finals.

           

The finals of All Africa Games will be hosted by Congo Brazzaville in September 4-19 and will feature the top 24 teams in Africa where the top 2 in Zones 1 and 7 and the top 4 from the other zones (2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) capture their tickets to the second ever beach volleyball competition at the peak sports event in Africa.

  

Results

Men

Match No.         1          SEN    vs.  GUI                                     -           2:0 (21:17, 21:17)                      

Match No.         2.         SLE     vs.  GAM                       -           2:0 (21:19, 21:17)

Match No.         3          SLE     vs.  GUI                         -           2:0 (21:15, 21:11)

Match No.         4          GAM   vs.  SEN                                    -           2:0 (27:25, 21:18)

Match No.         5          GAM   vs. GUI                           -           2:0 (21:16, 21:11)

Match No.         6          SEN    vs.  SLE                         -           2:0 (23:21, 21:15)

 

Women

Match No.         1          SEN    vs. GUI                          -           2:0 (21:15, 21:07)                      

Match No.         2.         GAM   vs. SLE                          -           2:0 (21:13, 21:16)

Match No.         3          GUI    vs.  SLE                          -           2:0 (21:11, 21:13)

Match No.         4          SEN    vs.  GAM                       -           2:0 (21:15, 21:12)

Match No.         5          GUI    vs.  GAM                         -           2:0 (21:08, 21:11)

Match No.         6          SEN     vs. SLE                                     -           2:0 (21:10, 21:15)

 

Table of Pool Points/Ranking

Men      GAM     GUI      SEN     SLE.

SEN     VS        GUI                   1          2         

SLE      VS        GAM     1                                  2

GUI       VS        SLE                  1                      2

GAM     VS        SEN     2                      1         

GUI       VS        GAM     2          1                     

SEN     VS        SLE                              2          1

Total Points Per NF      5          3          5          5

 

Women            GAM     GUI      SEN     SLE.

SEN     VS        GUI                   1          2         

SLE      VS        GAM     2                                  1

GUI       VS        SLE                  2                      1

GAM     VS        SEN     1                      2         

GUI       VS        GAM     1          2                     

SEN     VS        SLE                              2          1

Total Points Per NF      4          5          6          3

 

Final Ranking

Men                                                      Women

1. Sierra Leone                                      1. Senegal                   

2. Gambia                                             2. Guinea         

3. Senegal                                            3. Gambia        

4. Guinea Conakry                                   4. Sierra Leone