FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship 2014

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Rwanda upset Cameroon at World Championship qualifier


Rwanda team celebrating its win against Cameroon

Yaoundé, Cameroon, February 14, 2014 – Rwanda surprised host Cameroon 3-1 (25-20, 25-20, 22-25, 25-17) in the second day of the African qualifying tournament Pool T for the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship held at Palais des Sports in Yaoundé on Friday.

The match was Rwanda’s first victory in the tournament, after losing against Algeria in straight sets on the opening day, giving them a 1-1 record. Cameroon, which also won their first match against Nigeria, records 1-1 in the qualifiers.

Nigeria flew past Gabon 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 25-11, 25-16) in the day's first match to improve to 1-1, while the losers started their matches with 0-1.

The winner of the five nation round robin tournament will secure a ticket to the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship, which is scheduled to be held in Poland from August 30 to September 21.

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

13-Feb

RWA-ALG

0-3

23-25

12-25

19-25

 

 

54-75

1:11

 

2

13-Feb

NGR-CMR

1-3

11-25

25-22

18-25

19-25

 

73-97

1:40

 

3

14-Feb

GAB-NGR

1-3

25-22

20-25

11-25

16-25

 

72-97

1:26

 

4

14-Feb

CMR-RWA

1-3

20-25

20-25

25-22

17-25

 

82-97

1:45

 

5

15-Feb

RWA-GAB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

15-Feb

ALG-CMR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

16-Feb

GAB-ALG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

16-Feb

NGR-RWA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

17-Feb

ALG-NGR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

17-Feb

CMR-GAB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

ALG

Algeria

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

54

1.389

2

CMR

Cameroon

3

2

1

1

 

1

 

 

1

 

4

4

1.000

179

170

1.053

3

NGR

Nigeria

3

2

1

1

 

1

 

 

1

 

4

4

1.000

170

169

1.006

4

RWA

Rwanda

3

2

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

3

4

0.750

151

157

0.962

5

GAB

Gabon

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

3

0.333

72

97

0.742





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