A record of 17 teams fight for the African Queens title

22 April 2016

2016 Women's African Club Championship- Drawing of lots

Tunis, Tunisia, April 21, 2016- Seventeen teams will battle it out for the 2016 Women's African Club Championship when they start the programme on Friday making a great record of participating teams in the history of the competition since its beginning in 1986.
 The drawing of lots was held on Friday in presence of CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani, Tunisia Volleyball President Mounir Benslimane and CAVB first vice president Mory Keita, where the participating teams were divided into 4 preliminary pools as follows:
Pool A: Carthage (Tunisia)- Ndejje (Uganda)- Revenue (Rwanda)- Mechaal Bejaia (Algeria)
Pool B: Ahly (Egypt)- Sfax (Tunisia)- Wilaya Bejaia (Algeria)- Bafia (Cameroon)
Pool C: Pipeline (Kenya)- FAP (Cameroon)- GSP (Algeria)- Police (Ghana)
Pool D: El Shams (Egypt)- Prisons (Kenya)- Ndella (Gabon)- Jos South (Nigeria)- Injis (Cameroon)
 Among the favourites for the crown are Kenya's Pipeline, defending champions Egypt's Ahly with 7 titles each, followed by Prisons of Kenya with 5 cups under their name. 2015 Bronze medallists Carthage, Algeria's GSP and Cameroon's FAP are also among the strong teams of the competition.