FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship 2014

Press release

Senegal and Cape Verde through to final stage of Women's World Champs qualifier


Senegal Women's team proceed to the final stage of African Qualifier for the 2014 Women's World Championship

Praia, Cape Verde, November 11, 2013 - Senegal and Cape Verde advanced to the final stage of African qualifiers for the 2014 Women's World Championship.

Both teams claimed tickets to the final qualification round after they came first and second respectively in zone 2 (Pool N) qualification tournament held in Pavilhão Desportivo in Praia, Cape Verde from November 8 to 10, 2013.

Senegal won both of their matches in the three nation tournament over Gambia 3-0 (25-8, 25-5, 25-15) and over Cape Verde in the final match 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-17) to lead with a win-loss ratio of 2-0 (6 points).

Cape Verde claimed the silver medal after beating Gambia 3-1 (25-27, 25-17, 25-14, 25-14) to finish second with 1-1 record (3 points). Gambia finished third with 0-2.

Senegal and Cape Verde will now proceed to the final qualification round where both will be drawn in Pool 2 along with Kenya, Seychelles, Uganda, Tunisia and Mozambique.

The format of the African qualification indicates that the top two teams from zone 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 will join zone 1 and 7 champions in the final phase. The 12 teams will be joined by the top two African teams in the FIVB Ranking (Kenya and Algeria) for a total of 14 teams to be divided into two final pools. The champions of each pool will secure their tickets to the 2014 FIVB Women's World Championship in Italy.

Results

Match No

Date

Teams

Set

Results per set (points)

Total Points

Time

1

2

3

4

5

1

8-Nov

CPV-GAM

3-1

25-27

25-17

25-14

25-14

 

100-72

 

3

9-Nov

GAM-SEN

0-3

8-25

5-25

15-25

 

 

28-75

 

6

10-Nov

CPV-SEN

0-3

23-25

16-25

17-25

 

 

56-75

 

 

Standings

Ranking

Countries proceeding to the Final Phase

 

1.

Senegal

Senegal

2.

Cape Verde

Cape Verde

3.

Gambia 


Women final phase pools

Pool 1: Algeria- Zone 6 winner- Zone 3 winner- Zone 4 winner- Zone 4 runner up- Zone 3 runner up- Zone 5 runner

Pool 2: Kenya- Zone 7 winner- Zone 5 winner- Zone 1 winner- Zone 2 winner- Zone 6 runner up- Zone 2 runner up.

Pool 1

Pool 2

Algeria

Kenya

Botswana

Seychelles

Zone 3 winner

Uganda

Cameroon

Tunisia

RD Congo

Senegal

Zone 3 runner up

Mozambique

Egypt

Cape Verde

 


Download highresolution

 Language(s)
   English
   French
   Spanish

| More

More press releases

   
18.09.2014 10:03:13
Palaflorio ready for World Championship
Bari, Italy, September 18, 2014 - The city of Bari will be hosting first and second round matches of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship It... More...
17.09.2014 09:44:48
Sign language teacher wins social media contest in Bari
Bari, Italy, September 17, 2014 - With six days remaining before the Palaflorio and Bari welcome six of the teams participating in the FIVB Volleyball... More...
15.09.2014 09:26:35
Italy defeat Turkey in build up to World Championship
Rome, Italy, September 13, 2014 – There are only 10 days left to the start of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship and hosts Italy and Turk... More...
14.09.2014 22:45:39
Youngsters celebrate final stage of Mini Volley World Championship in Bari
Bari, Italy, September 14, 2014 – The final round of the Mini Volley World Championship organised ahead of the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World... More...
13.09.2014 15:46:06
Returning Russian star Gamova looking forward to World Championship
Novogorsk, Russia, September 13, 2014 – The comeback of Ekaterina Gamova to the Russian national team for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World ... More...
12.09.2014 14:56:11
Masters Open squash players drum up support for World Championship
Bari, Italy, September 12, 2014 – The promotion of the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014 continues and this weekend the h... More...
12.09.2014 14:41:44
Mini volleyball championship to reach climax in Bari
Bari, Italy, September 12, 2014 - A mini volley competition involving hundreds of young players was organised in the region of Apulia based on the for... More...
12.09.2014 11:08:57
Larson-Burbach: From Hooper, Nebraska to the big wide world of volleyball
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 12, 2014 - Jordan Quinn Larson-Burbach comes from Hooper, a town in Nebraska, home to 830 inhabitants. When she was 1... More...
11.09.2014 19:30:33
Training session turns into sightseeing tour as Bari releases promotional video
Bari, Italy, September 11, 2014 – In less than two weeks, Bari will be playing host to the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014. The ... More...
10.09.2014 09:14:07
Russian star Lioubov Sokolova to miss World Champs
Moscow, Russia, September 10, 2014 - Russian volleyball legend Lioubov Sokolova (Shashkova) is set to miss the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Women’s World ... More...