Egypt upset Kenya as Botswana surprise Senegal at Women's U23 African Champs

27 October 2016

2016 Women's U23 African Nations Championship- Day 2

 

 

 Nairobi, Kenya, October 24, 2016- Egypt flew past hosts Kenya 3-1 (18-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-18) in day 2 of the 2016 Women's U23 African Nations Championship at Kasarani Sports Hall in Nairobi, Kenya on Monday.

 

 The ground breaking victory put Egypt as a great favourite to keep the title home in the second edition of this age category.

 

 Meanwhile Botswana set another surprising victory over experienced Senegal in grueling five setter 3-2 (25-23, 22-25, 22-25, 25-23, 15-13)

 

 After Kenya won the first set, Egypt rebounded back to win 3 successive sets in their way to the first victory in the first match, while Kenya dropped to 1-1 in 2 matches after they defeated Botswana in straight sets in the opening day.

 

 Botswana won the most exciting match in the competition after a great tiebreaker against Senegal to set the first win and improve their win- loss ratio to 1-1. Now Senegal dropped to 0-2 in 2 matches to lose the dreams of the gold medal.

 

Day 3 pogramme on October 24:

14:00: Egypt v Rwanda 

16:00: Kenya v Senegal

 

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

23-Oct

RWA-SEN

3-1

26-28

25-17

25-14

25-19

 

101-78

1:39

 

2

23-Oct

BOT-KEN

0-3

14-25

29-31

19-25

 

 

62-81

1:49

300

3

24-Oct

SEN-BOT

2-3

23-25

25-22

25-22

23-25

13-15

109-109

2:16

400

4

24-Oct

KEN-EGY

1-3

25-18

23-25

20-25

18-25

 

86-93

2:22

700

 

Standings

Rk

Code

Team

Points

Matches

Results Details

Sets

Points

Played

Won

Lost

3-0

3-1

3-2

2-3

1-3

0-3

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

RWA

Rwanda

3

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

3

1

3.000

101

78

1.295

2

EGY

Egypt

3

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

3

1

3.000

93

86

1.081

3

KEN

Kenya

3

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

1

 

4

3

1.333

167

155

1.077

4

BOT

Botswana

2

2

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

1

3

5

0.600

171

190

0.900

5

SEN

Senegal

1

2

 

2

 

 

 

1

1

 

3

6

0.500

187

210

0.890