Egypt book second semifinal ticket after Botswana win
Egypt celebrate

Egypt celebrate

13 February 2016

Egypt set second win against Botswana 3-0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-17) to clinch the second ticket of Pool B to the semifinal of Olympic qualifier. Egypt improved their record to 2-0, while Botswana dropped to 0-2. 
 Egypt will line up against Algeria on Sunday to determine the top 2 positions of the pool after both teams already secured qualification to the final 4 round. 
 Botswana started the match in their best form and succeeded to lead several time until Egyptian coach changed some players to regain the rhythm and win the set narrowly 25-21 before Egypt controlled the match with their better defense and win the second and third sets. 
 Mariam Metwally led Egyptian scorers with 12 points, while Gasekgnwe led the losers with 7 points. The Egyptian team had advantage in blocking 11/1 and in serving 6/1 to control the victory. 

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