Tunisia overcome host Congo at Men's African Olympic Qualifier opening

8 January 2016

2016 Men's African Olympic Qualifiers- Day 1

 Brazzaville, Congo, January 7, 2015- Heavy favourites Tunisia, Algeria and Cameroon start victorious in the opening day of the Men's African Olympic qualification tournament held at Henri Elende Hall in Brazzaville, Congo on Thursday.

 

 Tunisia opened the competition with a straight sets victory over hosts Congo Brazzaville 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-21) in Pool A.

 

  Cameroon hammered neighbours Congo RD 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-22), while Algeria cruised past Nigeria 3-0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-16).

 

 Tunisia led Pool A at the end of the foirst day with 3 points from 1-0, while Congo Brazzaville became 0-1 with 0 point. Algeria led Pool B ahead of Cameroon both 1-0, while Congo RD and Nigeria came at the bottom of the pool with 0-1.

 

 Day 2 of the qualifiers features 3 matches as Egypt start their campaign against the host Congo Brazzaville in Pool A. Cameroon take on Algeria in epic decider, while Nigeria meet RD Congo in Pool B.

 

the winner of the tournament will book a direct ticket to Rio de Janeiro 2016, while the second and third placed teams will earn another opportunity to qualify through the World Olympic Qualifiers.  

 

Results

Pool A

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

2

07-Jan

TUN-CGO

3-0

25-22

25-17

25-21

 

 

75-60

1:25

500

5

08-Jan

EGY-CGO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

09-Jan

EGY-TUN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pool B

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

07-Jan

CMR-COD

3-0

25-21

25-18

25-22

 

 

75-61

1:31

200

3

07-Jan

ALG-NGR

3-0

25-14

25-21

25-16

 

 

75-51

1:19

200

4

08-Jan

COD-NGR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

08-Jan

CMR-ALG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

09-Jan

ALG-COD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

09-Jan

NGR-CMR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

TUN

TUNISIA

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

60

1.250

2

CGO

CONGO BRAZZAVILLE

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

60

75

0.800

3

EGY

EGYPT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

ALG

ALGERIA

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

51

1.471

2

CMR

CAMEROUN

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

61

1.230

3

COD

R.D.CONGO

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

61

75

0.813

4

NGR

NIGERIA

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

51

75

0.680