Algeria outclass Egypt to top Pool B at Women's Olympic Qualifier
Algeria celebrate

Algeria celebrate

14 February 2016

Algeria led Pool B after they overwhelmed Egypt 3-1 (18-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-23) in the decider for the leader of the pool after both teams already secured semifinal tickets. Egypt led comfortably in the first set before Algeria came back aggressively to win 3 successive set with their tight  block and successful attacks specially through the outside hitter Yasmine Abdelrrahim. Lydia Oulmou led Algerian scorers with 10 points, while Aya El Shami led the losers with 11 points.


 With the win Algeria improved their win- loss ratio to 3-0 to finish first of the pool. Egypt dropped to 2-1 to end the preliminary round in the second position. The losers were better in blocking having the advantage 10/5, whiel Algeria had better serving gaining 5-2 advantages in ace services.    


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