FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship 2014

Press release

Egypt record crucial victory against Kenya, Cape Verde gets first win at World Champs qualifier


Egypt double block of Ahmed Kotb and Abdelatif Osman against Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, February 7, 2014 – Egypt defeated Kenya 3-1 (25-21, 25-22, 20-25, 25-20) in a key match on the second day of the African qualifiers for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championships Poland 2014, played at Safaricom Indoor Arena in Nairobi on Friday.

The match was crucial, as analysts believed the winners would stand a real chance of qualifying for the Men’s World Championship, scheduled for August 30 to September 21.

Cape Verde also came away victorious against Zambia 3-1 (25-21, 31-29, 27-29, 25-21), achieving their first victory of the Pool U African qualifying tournament.

On day one of the tournament, Cape Verde lost 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-14) to Kenya, while Zambia were defeated 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-11) by Botswana.

The qualifications continue through Sunday.

Day 1 results

Kenya v Cape Verde 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-15)

Botswana v Zambia 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-11)

Day 2 results

Cape Verde v Zambia 3-1 (25-21, 31-29, 27-29, 25-21),

Egypt v Kenya 3-1 (25-21, 25-22, 20-25, 25-20)

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

06-Feb

KEN-CPV

3-0

25-14

25-17

25-15

 

 

75-46

1:06

200

2

06-Feb

ZAM-BOT

0-3

19-25

12-25

11-25

 

 

42-75

0:58

50

3

07-Feb

CPV-ZAM

3-1

25-21

31-29

27-29

25-21

 

108-100

1:49

600

4

07-Feb

EGY-KEN

3-1

25-21

25-22

20-25

25-20

 

95-88

1:41

5,100

Standings

Rk

Code

Team

Points

Matches

Results Details

Sets

Points

Played

Won

Lost

3-0

3-1

3-2

2-3

1-3

0-3

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

BOT

Botswana

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

42

1.786

2

EGY

Egypt

3

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

3

1

3.000

95

88

1.080

3

KEN

Kenya

3

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

1

 

4

3

1.333

163

141

1.156

4

CPV

Cape Verde

3

2

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

3

4

0.750

154

175

0.880

5

ZAM

Zambia

 

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

6

0.167

142

183

0.776

CAVB web site: www.cavb.org
Twitter:  CAVB Tweets
Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/CAVBVolleyball

2014 Men's World Championship African qualifier 
2014 Women's World Championship African qualifier page

 


Download highresolution

 Language(s)
   English
   French
   Spanish

| More

More press releases

   
17.04.2014 18:22:05
Poland announces men’s national team roster for 2014 season
Warsaw, Poland, April 17, 2014 – With the start of the FIVB Volleyball World League just around the corner, the Poland Volleyball Federation announced... More...
14.04.2014 18:07:39
Match times announced for FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship first round
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 14, 2014 – The FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Poland 2014 has marked another significant milestone with the ann... More...
04.04.2014 18:20:15
FIVB Men’s World Championship ticket sales begin Monday
Warsaw, Poland, April 4, 2014 – Volleyball fans can begin to purchase tickets for matches of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Poland 2014 ... More...
04.04.2014 05:58:08
Iran’s preparations for big year underway in Tehran
Tehran, Iran, April 1, 2014 - Iran's national men’s team have begun their preparations for what they hope will be a huge year in 2014 at a training ca... More...
31.03.2014 07:51:05
China's men’s national team begin training for 2014 season!
Beijing, China, March 31, 2014 – The men’s national team of China have begun intensive training for the World League Intercontinental Round in June an... More...
11.03.2014 11:45:07
Tunisia’s men out to make Africa proud at the World Championship
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 11, 2014 – Having accomplished their mission in style, a delighted Tunisian men’s volleyball team posed for photos with t... More...
08.03.2014 10:54:50
Nineteen teams qualified for Men's World Championship, Women's Drawing of Lots set to begin
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 8, 2014 – With the African confederation qualifications wrapped up, 19 of 24 teams have now qualified for the FIVB Volley... More...
07.03.2014 19:58:36
Tunisia book World Championship ticket in style
Tunis, Tunisia, March 7, 2014 – World No. 13 Tunisia booked the third and final African ticket to the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship Poland ... More...
06.03.2014 20:39:36
Congo set up match with Tunisia for World Championship ticket
Tunis, Tunisia, March 6, 2014 - Congo Brazzaville remained unbeaten with their third consecutive victory after beating the Seychelles 3-0 (25-21, 25-2... More...
06.03.2014 15:42:21
World Championship dreams close to becoming reality for Congo's Nkouka
Tunis, Tunisia, March 6, 2014 – Qualifying for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship Poland 2014 seemed a dream for Congo Brazzaville’s opposit... More...