Ndejje Beat Asec Mimosas in Pool A encounter

9 April 2017

Monastir, Tunisia, April 9, 2017- Ndejje University from Uganda beat Ivorian side Asec 3-1 (25-9, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22) in pool A match at 2017 Women's African Club championship.

 

Ndejje and Asec both showed their technical skill with some great saves and long rallies in this hotly contested match. Ndejje took the first set 25-9 with quick movement and distribution of the ball around the court.

 

Ndejje played some excellent defence on the backcourt to save a number of balls. It was a nail-biting second set with both teams contesting every point. A number of hitting and serving mistakes from both teams didn’t change how close it was.

 

Ndejje took the last few points to win 25-19. Asec launched a passionate comeback. They rallied the crowd and fed off their support. A series of kill blocks right at the end of the 3rd set helped them back into the game, winning 25-23.

 

Asec went into the 4th set set full of confidence and dominated with spike after spike to take it 15-7. Momentum was firmly with Ndejje going into the final third and they took it 25-22 to win 3-1.