Egypt in intense build up to African Olympic qualifiers

1 January 2016

2015 Men's African Olympic Qualifier

 

 

 Cairo, Egypt, December 24, 2015- Egypt Men's Volleyball team start the final stage of preparations for the 2016 Men's African Olympic qualifiers to be hosted by Congo Brazzaville January 7 to 14, 2016 as they will enter a training camp in Finland.

 

 The camp starts December 27 and continue until January 2 and includes 3 friendly matches against the Finnish team which is considered the last stage of preparations for the qualifiers.

 

 Egypt qualified 3 times before to the Olympics in Los Angeles 1984, Sydney 2000 and Beijing 2008.

 

 The technical staff led by the Italian head coach Gulineli Flavio who took over the responsibility few weeks ago will select the final squad of 14 players after this camp.

 

 Egypt will miss the experienced outside hitter Mohamed Abdelmoniem and the middle blocker Mohamed Adel in the qualification tournament for their injuries.

 

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