Egypt in peak preparation for the Women's African Olympic Qualification

12 February 2016

2015 Women's African Olympic Qualifiers

 Cairo, Egypt, February 2, 2016- Egypt Women's Volleyball team will start on Tuesday their final stage of preparation for the 2016 Women's African Olympic Qualification tournament due to start in Cameroon February 12 to 16, 2016 through a training camp in Slovenia.


 The camp that lasts a week will includes 3 friendly matches against the Slovenian national team and clubs their before they jet to Cameroon on February 10 to participate in the Olympic Qualifier.


 Egypt's Head coach selected the final squad of 14 players without the veteran middle blocker Ingy El Shami who suffered a crutiate ligament tear last year.  


 The final squad includes Shorouk Foad, Doaa Abdel Ghani, Aya Elshami, Aya Khalid, Farida Elaskalany, Haidi Kandel, Mariem Metwally, Nahla Sameh, Nada Meawad, Kenzi Asem, Rahma Elmohandis, Sarah Amin, Nihal Gamal and Mariem Moustafa.


 The African qualifiers include 7 teams who fight for the African ticket in Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, while the second and third will earn another chance to qualify through the World Olympic Qualifications tournaments.  


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