Algeria beat Cameroon as Egypt set first win at Men's African Olympic Qualifier

9 January 2016

2016 Men's African Olympic Qualifiers- Day 2

 

 

 Brazzaville, Congo, January 8, 2015- African Champions Egypt started their campaign at the 2016 Men's African Qualifier with a 3-1 (25-16, 25-15, 25-27, 25-16) over hosts Congo in day 2 of the tournament held at Henri Elende Hall in Brazzaville, Congo on Friday.

 

 Algeria maintained their superior performance to win their second match 3-0 (25-17, , 25-13 ,25-16) in Pool B that showed also Congo RD achieving the first win against Giants Nigeria 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 28-26, 25-14).

 

The matches were attended by Congo Minister of Sports Dr Leon Alfred Opimbat, CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani and Congo VB Fed President and LOC President Jean Mopita.

 

 In Pool A Egypt fought for 94 minutes to beat Congo 3-1 (25-16, 25-15, 25-27, 25-16) in front of home crowd. After leading 2-0, Egyptian setter Abdalla Abdel salam was injured as Congo went bravely to win the third set before they came back in the third set. Egypt is now 1-0 in their first match and meet their compatriot Tunisia on Saturday for the first position decider in Pool A.

 

 Algeria overwhelmed their match against giants Cameroon to win 3-0 (25-17, , 25-13 ,25-16) in 68 minutes. Algeria improved their win- loss ratio to 2-0, while Cameroon dropped to 1-1.

 

 RD Congo rebounded from a set behind to upset Nigeria 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 28-26, 25-14) to achieve the first win in 111 minutes. RD Congo improved their record to 1-1, while Nigeria dropped to 0-2.

 

 Now Tunisia led Pool A with the set ratio ahead of Egypt but both teams secured semifinal berth, while hosts Congo were eliminated. Algeria led Pool B with 6 points ahead of Cameroon and RD Congo  Both 3 points and Nigeria (O).

 

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

3-1

25-16

25-15

25-27

25-16

 

100-74

1:52

600

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

3-1

21-25

26-24

28-26

25-14

 

100-89

2:00

200

6

08-Jan

CMR-ALG

0-3

17-25

13-25

16-25

 

 

46-75

1:14

100

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

EGY

EGYPT

3

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

3

1

3.000

100

74

1.351

3

CGO

CONGO BRAZZAVILLE

 

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

6

0.167

134

175

0.766

 

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

ALGERIE

6

2

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

MAX

150

97

1.546

2

CMR

CAMEROUN

3

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

1

3

3

1.000

121

136

0.890

3

COD

R.D.CONGO

3

2

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

3

4

0.750

161

164

0.982

4

NGR

NIGERIA

 

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

6

0.167

140

175

0.800