Organisers Carthage top Pool A with Asec's win

10 April 2017

Monastir, Tunisia, April 10, 2017 – Organisers Carthage defeated Asec 3-0 (25-13, 25-8, 25-16) in the CAVB 2017 Women’s African club championship at Mzali Hall in Pool A in Monastir, Tunisia on Monday.


Carthage topped Pool A with 3-0 record, while Asec dropped to 0-3 to finish at the bottom of the pool.


CFC and Asec were subjected to a tight contest at the start of the first set, but the former recovered from the scuffle to gain a 10-point lead. The hosts raised their intensity with attach on the forefront of their offence and defence. The Tunisians boosted their attack to win 25-13.


Asec, who are playing the championship for the first time are still without a win and this latest defeat against CFC gave the host the chance to top pool A with nine points. The second set was more of Carthage dominating throughout, wining it 25-8.


In the third set CFC took a commanding lead at 11-6. Asec fought back to recover few points and got 4 along the way but still CFC leads by 17-10. Asec got their best set by scoring 15 points but could to proceed to win the set and eventually Carthage won 25-16.