Cameroon's INJS secure a quarterfinals berth with sweep over Uganda's Ndejje

11 April 2017

Monastir, Tunisia, April 11, 2017 - INJS from Cameroun has battled all the way back from the brink of elimination to holding a legitimate shot at the Number  2 seed in Pool A of the 2017 women’s African club championship. The Cameroonians swept Ndejje from Uganda in a five set thriller 3-2 (19-25, 25-20, 25-19, 21-25, 15-11) in the final match of the preliminary round on Tuesday, to guarantee spot in the quarterfinals.

 

Injis finished with a win- loss ratio of 2-1 to finish second of the pool, while Ndejje dropped to 1-2 to end third.

 

Ndejje won the first set 25-19, and INJS came strong fighting in the second set and got it at 25-20 and won the third set as well 25-19. The game was then tied up at 2-2 as Ndejje fought back to level matters by winning the fourth set 25-21.

 

Then came the deciding set, with both teams knowing the importance of the set, INJS started brightly and continue to dominate to win ultimately 15-11 and booked a place to the last eight as number two as organisers CFC finished top with 9 points.