Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Rwanda through to quarters spot

24 October 2017

2017 Men's African Nations championship- Day 2


 Cairo, Egypt, October 23, 2017- Giants Egypt, Tunisia, Rwanda and Algeria confirmed their tickets to the quarterfinal of the 2017 Men's African Nations championship's opening day as they all captured second victory in a raw on Day 2 at Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt on Monday.


 The other 4 places in the knockout stage will be determined on Tuesday at the end of the preliminary round.


 Egypt (EGY) flew past Congo RDC (COD) 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-11) in a one side game to lead Pool A with 6 points in 2 matches followed by both Congo RD and Niger both with 0-1 as theeir face to face match on Tuesday determine the second qualifier.


Libya outclass Ghana 3-2 (25-22, 21-25, 23-25, 25-16, 15-10) in the match of the day showing all kinds of thrills in Pool B. Tunisia overpower Kenya 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-22). Tunisia improved to 2-0, while Ghana came second with 1-1 ratio ahead of Libya (the same ratio) followed by Kenya 0-2.


 In Pool C Cameroon rebounded aggressively from a set behind to defeat Morocco 3-1 (24-26, 25-23, 25-23, 25-19). This is the first game in the pool after the CAVB postpones yesterday's game between Nigeria and Cameroon.


Algeria marked second victory over Chad 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-19) while Rwanda (RWA) also set second win against Botswana in Pool B 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-17). Both winners Algeria and Botswana improve to 2-0 to secure a second round berth, followed by Botswana and Chad 0-2.


 The 2017 Men's African championship doubles also as 2018 World Championship qualifiers where the top three African teams book their tickets to represent Africa in the FIVB Prestigious championship


Day 2 Results

Pool A

Egypt (EGY) v Congo RDC (COD) 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-11). More


Pool B

Libya (LBA) v Ghana (GHA) 3-2 (25-22, 21-25, 23-25, 25-16, 15-10). More

Tunisia (TUN) v Kenya (KEN) 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-22). More


Pool C

Cameroon (CMR) v Morocco (MAR) 3-1 (24-26, 25-23, 25-23, 25-19). More


Pool D

Algeria (ALG) v Chad (CHA) 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-19). More

Rwanda (RWA) v Botswana (BOT) 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-17). More


Day 3 Programme

13:00    Rwanda (RWA) Vs Algeria (ALG) Pool D

14:00    Niger Vs Congo RDC Pool A

15:00    Ghana Vs Tunisia (TUN) Pool B

16:00    Nigeria Vs Morocco Pool C

17:00    Chad Vs Botswana Pool D

18:00    Kenya Vs Libya Pool B


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