Kenya to host Women's U23 African Nations Championship

29 May 2016

2016 Women's U23 African Nations Championship


Cairo, Egypt, May 29, 2016- Kenya will host the 2016 Women's African Nations Championship after the African Volleyball Confederation entrusted the Central African country to orgainse this edition October 20 to 27, 2016.


 The second edition of this age category after the first in Algeria 2014 will act also as a qualifier for the FIVB World Championship of this age group in 2017.


 The competition is expected to attract the major teams led by the defending champions, Egypt, runner up Tunisia and the bronze medallists Algeria. Botswana who participated in the last edition will be also another expected candidate



 The championship is open to players born on 1st January 1995 or after as CAVB determined the deadline to participate on October 4, 2016.