F I V B  FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
PRESS RELEASE 01.10.2004

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8th Boys U-19 African Nations Championship- Day four - Egypt collect title for second year in a row

Durban, South Africa, October 2, 2004 - Defending champions Egypt retained their Boys U-19 African Nations Championship title after collecting their fourth victory from four matches with a thrilling straight sets victory (25-23- 25-15, 25-21) over the hosts South Africa on Saturday.

Egypt's unbeaten record guaranteed them the title one day before the end of the competition and also secured them a place in the 2005 Boys U-19 World Championship with Tunisia, who secured the other ticket after finishing second regardless of the result of their last match against Algeria.

In the other result of the day, Sudan had a surprise victory over Algeria 3-1 (22-25, 30-28, 25-21, 25-19).


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