CAVB Beach Volelyball Continental Cup 2014-2016

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Tunisia beat Morocco to book Rio tickets


Tunisia celebrate winning gold

Kelibia, Tunisia, May 8, 2016 - Tunisia's beach volleyball team defeated North African neighbours Morocco 2-1 to claim gold in the CAVB Continental Cup final in Kelibia, Tunisia on Sunday. Tunisia will represent Africa in the beach volleyball tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
 
Tunisia 1 made a strong start to beat Morocco's second team 2-0 (21-15, 21-17). Morocco 1, however, defeated the Tunisia 2 team 2-0 (21-19, 21-18) to extend the face-off to a golden match. The decisive match was won by the Tunisians 2-1 (26-24, 21-23, 18-16) to capture the gold medal.
 
In the bronze medal match, Angola topped Sierra Leone twice. They won 2-0 (21-18, 21-16) in the first match and 2-0 (21-17, 21-19) in the second to finish in third position.
 
Morocco and Angola progress to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Continental Cup in Sochi, Russia from July 4-10 for another chance to qualify for the Olympics.
 
Final results
Gold medal:

Tunisia 1 Morocco 2: 2-0 (21-15; 21-17)
Tunisia 2 Morocco 1 : 0-2 (19-21; 18-21)
Golden match: Tunisia 1 Morocco 1 : 2-1 ( 26-24; 21-23; 18-16)
 
Bronze medal:
Angola 1 Sierra Leone 2: 2-0 ( 21-18; 21-16)
Angola 2 - Sierra Leone 1 : 2-0 ( 21-17; 21-19)
 
Final standings:
1. Tunisia
2. Morocco
3. Angola
4. Sierra Leone
5. Rwanda
6. Ghana
7. Mozambique
8. Gambia
9. Burundi
10. Egypt
11. Cote d'Ivoire

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