Egypt meet Kenya in Men's African Nations opening

22 July 2015

2015 Men's African Nations Championship- Drawing of lots

Cairo, Egypt, July 21, 2015- Defending champions Egypt were drawn along with Algeria, Kenya and Botswana in Pool A of the 2015 Men's African Nations

Championship due to start in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday after the drawing of lots held in Le Passage Hotel in Cairo on Tuesday.

 

 Pool B features the 2013 edition runner up Tunisia who will line up against Morocco, Mauritius, Cameroon and Rwanda.


The 2015 Men's African Nations Championship acts as a qualifier for the 2015 World Cup as the winner and runner up book their tickets to the finals. 

 

 The drawing of lots was attended by CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani, Local Organizing committee and Egyptian VB Fed President Foad Abdel Salam and the representatives of the 9 participating teams.

 

 The 20th edition of the competition will see all the previous champions battling it out for the title led by the record holders Tunisia who have 8 titles under their name and seven time champions Egypt who won the last 5 editions. Both Algeria and Cameroon won the crown twice.   

 

 Egypt start their campaign against Kenya on Wednesday in Pool A, while Cameroon meet Mauritius and Morocco face Rwanda in Pool B.

 

Pool Composition

Pool A: Egypt- Algeria- Kenya- Botswana

Pool B: Tunisia- Morocco- Mauritius- Cameroon- Rwanda

 

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