FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship 2014

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Egypt secure a crucial victory over Cameroon at Women's World Championship qualifier


Egypt achieved their second victory at the Women's World Championship qualifier in Algeria

Algiers, Algeria, February 24, 2014 - Hosts Algeria started their campaign with a straight sets win over Nigeria at the 2014 Women's World Championship qualifier Africa Pool T held at Harcha Hacène Hall in Algiers on Monday, while favourites Egypt fought for more than two hours to beat Cameroon in a five set thriller. 

Led by experienced stars Fatima Okazi and Lydia Olumou, Algeria overcame Nigeria 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-13) in 72 minutes. Opposite spiker Olumou led her team scorers with 14 points, while Nigeria's Esther Dusu led her team scorers with only eight points.

Algeria started their way with a 1:0 win:loss record, while Nigeria dropped to 0:1

Egypt needed 132 minutes to overcome fighting Cameroon in an epic tiebreaker 3-2 (25-18, 26-28, 25-19, 22-25, 18-16). Right attacker Aya Elshami led the Egyptian scorers with 21 points while Cameroon's Eba'a Mbala led her team with 20 points.

Egypt led the competition with a 2:0 win:loss ratio, while Cameroon dropped to 1:1. 

The winner of the six nation tournament will earn a ticket to the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Italy 2014, which will take place from September 23 to October 12.

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

23-Feb

BOT-EGY

0-3

21-25

11-25

17-25

 

 

49-75

2:21

150

2

23-Feb

CMR-COD

3-0

25-14

25-9

25-14

 

 

75-37

1:12

300

4

24-Feb

EGY-CMR

3-2

25-18

26-28

25-19

22-25

18-16

116-106

2:24

450

6

24-Feb

NGR-ALG

0-3

13-25

16-25

13-25

 

 

42-75

1:18

1050


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

EGY

EGYPT

5

2

2

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

6

2

3,000

191

155

1,232

2

CMR

CAMEROON

4

2

1

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

5

3

1,667

181

153

1,183

3

ALG

ALGERIA

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

42

1,786

4

BOT

BOTSWANA

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

49

75

0,653

5

NGR

NIGERIA

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

42

75

0,560

6

COD

CONGO RD

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

3

 

37

75

0,493

7

GHA

GHANA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Match Schedule

Day 1 - February 23

13:45: Egypt - Botswana 3-0
16:00: Cameroon - Congo 3-0

Day 2 - February 24

13:45: Egypt - Cameroon 3-2
18:15: Algeria - Nigeria 3-0

Day 3 - February 25

16:00: Botswana – Nigeria
18:15: DR Congo - Egypt

Day 4 - February 26

16:00: Nigeria – Cameroon
18:15: Algeria - Botswana

Day 5 - February 27

16:00: DR Congo – Nigeria
18:15: Cameroon - Algeria

Day 6 - February 28

13:45: Botswana – Cameroon
16:00: Nigeria – Egypt
18:15: Algeria - Congo

Day 7 - March 1

16.00: DR Congo – Botswana
18:15: Egypt – Algeria


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