Morocco Men and Rwanda Women crowned African Beach Cup champions

19 May 2017

2017 CAVB Beach VB Cup

 

 

 Maputo, Mozambique, May 18, 2017- Morocco and Rwanda captured the gold medals of Men's and Women's CAVB Beach Nations Cup held in Maputo, Mozambique after both teams won their corresponding final matches.

 

 Morocco Men's beat South Africa 2-0 (21-14, 21-19) in the Men's final after a thrilling game to claim the gold medal.

 

 The Rwandan women team upset Morocco 2-1 (15-21, 21-16, 15-13) in the women final after a very exciting games extending to the tiebreak.

 

 The top 4 Men teams Morocco, South Africa, Mozambique and Sierra Leone booked their tickets to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship.

 

 In the women side Rwanda, Morocco, Kenya and Mozambique confirmed also their qualification to the world Championship.

 

 In the Men's bronze medal match hosts Mozambique beat Sierra Leone 2-1 (22-24, 21-18, 15-12) after the competition's ,most thrilling encounter.

 

 In the Women's bronze medal match Kenya overpowered Mozambique 2-0 (21-11, 22-20) too finish third.  

 

Men's Final Ranking

1. Morocco

2. South Africa

3. Mozambique

4. Sierra Leone

5. Rwanda

6. Mauritius

7. Tunisia

8. Kenya

 

Women's Final Ranking

1. Rwanda

2. Morocco

3. Kenya

4. Mozambique

5. Nigeria

6. South Africa

7. Sierra Leone

8. Mauritius