FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship 2014

Press release

Algeria claim second win at Women's World Championship qualifier


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

Alger, Algeria, February 26, 2014 - Hosts Algeria proved too strong for Botswana by winning their fourth day encounter 3-0 (25-11, 25-10, 25-10) at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Italy 2014 Africa Pool T qualifier held at Harcha Hacène Hall in Alger, Algeria on Wednesday.
 
Algeria kept their unbeaten record with their second win of the tournament while Botswana dropped to one win and two defeats. 
 
In the other match of the day, Cameroon cruised past Nigeria 3-0 (25-14, 25-11, 25-16) to improve their win:loss ratio to 2:1, with Nigeria ramining winless in three matches.

The six nation round robin tournament will feature two important matches on Thursday as Algeria face Cameroon in one of the competition's crucial games, while Nigeria meet DR Congo in another ranking encounter.
 
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.
 
Day 4 Results Feb 26
16:00: Nigeria - Cameroon 0-3 (14-25, 11-25, 16-25)
18:15: Algeria - Botswana 3-0 (25-11, 25-10, 25-10)
 
Day 5 Programme Feb 27
16:00: DR Congo - Nigeria
18:15: Cameroon - Algeria
 
 


Download highresolution

 Language(s)
   English
   French
   Spanish

| More

More press releases

   
15.09.2014 09:26:35
Italy wins friendly match with Turkey ahead of 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...
09.09.2014 23:50:51
Women’s World Championship Media Guide out now
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 9, 2014 – The official FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014 Media Guide is now available for downloa... More...
09.09.2014 17:19:16
Sleek Palaflorio ready to open its doors to the world’s volleyball elite
Bari, Italy, September 9, 2014 – The FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014 will be stopping in two weeks in Bari with the national te... More...