Egyptís Shams through to Semis after win over INJS of Cameroun
Shams players celebrate the qualification to semifinal

Shams players celebrate the qualification to semifinal

13 April 2017

Monastir, Tunisia, April 13, 2017 -   Shams from Egypt made it through to the semi finals of the 2017 women’s African club championship after recording a 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-16) win over INJS of Cameroun in Monastir, Tunisia on Thursday.


Shams got off to a cracking start with spikes from Nada Meawad. It was aggressive play with both teams going for block outs. Shams led 8-3. Shams exchanged powerful spikes with Meawad making her presence known with a number of key points. Points were full of action with spectacular saves on both sides, but Shams was on fire and took the set 25-12.


INJS and Shams seemed to try and out power each other as they each took turns swinging in the 2nd set. INJS couldn’t contain the Shams onslaught, a combination of pressure serving, blocking and hits. Shams dominated 25-19.


Shams maintained their momentum in the 3rd set to lead 8-2 in the early stages. INJS tried to climb back into the set. Shams looked flat and took advantage to nail the set 25-16 and are now in the last four.