Cameroon upset Tunisia at men's African Champs

24 July 2015

2015 Men's African Nations Championship- Day 2

 

 

Cairo, Egypt, July 23, 2015- Cameroon fought for 130 minutes to pull off a thrilling victory over giants Tunisia in grueling five setter  3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-12) in Day two of the 2015 Men's African Nations Championship held at Cairo Stadium complex on Thursday.

 

 Pool B featured also a first win for Rwanda over Mauritius 3-0 (25-13, 26-24, 26-24). Cameroon led the strong Pool B with a win- loss ratio of 2-0 (5 points) followed by Morocco who were in rest day and Rwanda (3 Pts) and Tunisia 1 point and finally Mauritius 0 point from 0-2.

 

Pool A showed Algeria starting their campaign with a win over Botswana to lead Pool A with Egypt both from 1-0 record (3 pts)

 

Pool A

Algeria v Botswana 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-13)

 

 Opposite spiker Toufik Mahdjoubi led Algeria to their first win after they flew past Botswana in their competition debut in Pool A. Algeria started their campaign with 1-0 win- loss ratio, while Botswana became 0-1.

 

 The veteran opposite scored 19 points to come out as the match scorer with the second best scoring performance in the competition so far followed by captain Mohamed Chikhi 13 points. Kabo Moetse led Botswana scorers with 8 points equal to Pastor Rebabonye who scored the same no of points.  

 

Pool B

Rwanda v Mauritius 3-0 (25-13, 26-24, 26-24)

 

Rwanda recovered from the opening loss to overcome Mauritius 3-0 (25-13, 26-24, 26-24) in Pool B match lasting 76 minutes. what made the Rwandans won the match was the dominance in areas of serving and blocking specially in the crucial points of the second and third sets.

 

 Experienced outside hitter Guma Yakan was Rwanda's best scorer with 14 points equal to Christophe Mukunzi. Alfred Mandez contributed 14 points followed by Kevin Larose 13 points. Rwanda improved their record to 1-1, while Mauritius dropped to 0-2.

 

 The highly motivated Rwandan players succeeded to show their consistency throughout the match supported by a lot of spectators in the tribune.

 

Tunisia v Cameroon 3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-12)

 

 Cameroon reached peak performance in the proper time to overcome Tunisia 3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-12) in epic tiebreaker. The match which is considered one of the most famous African derbies lasted 130 minutes of great fight.

 

 Cameroon veteran opposite attacker Jean Ndaki (36 y) led the match scorers with impressive 30 points making the competition best scoring performance followed by Nathan Wounembaina and Sem Dolegombai 11 points. Elyes Karamosly contributed 18 points for tunisia as best sorer from the Tunisian side followed by Marouane Garci 16 points.

 

Day 3 Programme on July 24, 2015

Pool A  14:00    Kenya x Algeria

Pool B  16:00    Mauritius x Tunisia

Pool B  18:00    Cameroon x Morocco

Pool A  20:00    Botswana x Egypt

 

2015 Men's African Nations Championship top performances

 

Top Scoring Performances

30 - Jean Ndaki of Cameroon v Tunisia (July 23)

20 – Mohammed Hachdadi of Morocco v Rwanda (July 22)

19 - Toufik Mahdjoubi of Algeria v Botswana (July 23)

18 - Elyes Karamosli of Tunisia v Cameroon (July 23)

16 - Marouane Garci of Tunisia v Cameroon (July 23)

14 - Guma Yakan of Rwanda v Mauritius (July 23)

14 - Christophe Mukunzi of Rwanda v Mauritius (July 23)

14 - Alfred Mandez of Mauritius v Rwanda (July 23) 

13 - Kevin Larose of Mauritius v Rwanda (July 23) 

13 - Sem Dolegombai of Cameroon v Mauritius (July 22)

13 - Jean Ndaki of Cameroon v Mauritius (July 22)

 

Top Blocking Performances

4-  Skander Ben Tara of Tunisia v Cameroon (July 23)

4 - Mohamed Chikhi of Algeria v Botswana (July 23)

4 – Zouhair Elgaraoui of Morocco v Rwanda (July 22)

4 – Mohammed Hachdadi of Morocco v Rwanda (July 22)

3 - Nathan Wounembaina of Cameroon v Mauritius (July 22)

 

Top Blocking Performances by Team

16 – Morocco v Rwanda (July 22)

12 - Tunisia v Cameroon (July 23)

12 - Cameroon v Tunisia (July 23)

11 – Cameroon v Mauritius (July 22)

 

Top Serving Performances

4 - Toufik Mahdjoubi of Algeria v Botswana (July 23)

3 - Khalid Ben Slimane of Tunisia v Cameroon (July 23)

3 - Hossam Youssef of Egypt v Kenya (July 22)

3 – Mohammed Hachdadi of Morocco v Rwanda (July 22)

 

Top Serving Performances by Team

9 - Egypt v Kenya (July 22)

7 - Algeria v Botswana (July 23)

5 - Tunisia v Cameroon (July 23)

5 - Cameroon v Tunisia (July 23)

4 – Morocco v Rwanda (July 22)

4 - Rwanda v Morocco (July 22)

 

Highest Scorer by Round

Day 1: 20 – Mohammed Hachdadi of Morocco v Rwanda (July 22)

Day 2: 30 - Jean Ndaki of Cameroon v Tunisia (July 23)

 

Highest Set Score

Day 1: Morocco v Rwanda, 25-23 (July 22)

Day 2: Rwanda v Mauritius 26-24 (July 23)

 

Highest Scoring Matches

Day 1: Cameroon v Mauritius (July 22) 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-18) – 133 points

Day 2: Cameroon v Tunisia (July 23) 3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 21-25, 25-22, 15-12) - 205 points

 

Results

Pool A

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

3

22-Jul

EGY-KEN

3-0

25-19

25-14

25-18

 

 

75-51

1:15

500

5

23-Jul

BOT-ALG

0-3

16-25

22-25

13-25

 

 

51-75

1:10

100

 

Pool B

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

22-Jul

CMR-MRI

3-0

25-21

25-19

25-18

 

 

75-58

1:27

80

2

22-Jul

MAR-RWA

3-0

25-23

25-13

25-17

 

 

75-53

1:24

100

4

23-Jul

RWA-MRI

3-0

25-13

26-24

26-24

 

 

77-61

1:22

80

6

23-Jul

TUN-CMR

2-3

23-25

25-12

25-21

22-25

12-15

107-98

2:22

 

 

Standings

Pool A

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

ALG

Algeria

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

51

1.471

1

EGY

Egypt

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

51

1.471

3

KEN

Kenya

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

51

75

0.680

3

BOT

Botswana

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

51

75

0.680

 

Pool B

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

CMR

cameroon

5

2

2

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

6

2

3.000

173

165

1.048

2

MAR

Morocco

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

53

1.415

3

RWA

Rwanda

3

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

1

3

3

1.000

130

136

0.956

4

TUN

Tunisia

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

2

3

0.667

107

98

1.092

5

MRI

Mauritius

 

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

6

 

119

152

0.783

 

Follow also Videos in CAVB You tube channel

 

Highlights of Egypt against Kenya in Pool A of Men's African Nations Championship  

Highlights of Rwanda v Mauritius in Pool B od Men's African Nations Championship

Rwanda's Guma Yakan speaking after the victory against Mauritius

 

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