FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship 2014

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With best record, Cameroon win ticket to FIVB Women's World Championship


Cameroon celebrates a win during the African Pool T qualifiers

Alger, Algeria, March 1, 2014- Cameroon’s women's volleyball team will play in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship 2014 Italy, after securing a ticket by winning the African Pool T qualifiers with the best win-loss ratio.

Cameroon’s women, who were in rest on the final day, needed Algeria to defeat Egypt on Saturday to secure the highest win-loss ratio; which happened when Algeria pulled off a five set victory 3-2 (23-25, 25-15, 19-25, 29-27, 15-10).

With Algeria’s win, Cameroon won the Pool T qualifiers with a win-loss ratio of 4-1 (13 points). Egypt came second with the same ratio and 12 points. Algeria finished third with a 4-1 ratio and 11 points.

In the other final match, Botswana clinched a straight-set victory over DR Congo (25-15, 25-19, 25-21). Botswana finished the competition in fourth position with 2-3 (6 points), while DR Congo dropped to 1-4 (3 points). Nigeria came in last position with 0-5.

Cameroon joins Tunisia (Pool U) as the two African Confederation teams qualified for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championships, which will be held in Italy from September 23 to October 12, 2014.

Cameroon and Tunisia, FIVB World Ranked 26th and 27th respectively, will compete against the best women’s volleyball teams in the world at the most prestigious event in international volleyball, aside from The Olympic Games. The African countries will be divided into the four pools of six teams for the tournament on March 10, during the Drawing of Lots, which will be broadcast live on FIVB.org.  

Day 7 Results Mar. 1

16.00: Botswana- DR Congo 3-0  

18:15: Algeria- Egypt

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

7

25-Feb

BOT-NGR

3-0

25-21

25-18

25-21

 

 

75-60

1:16

150

9

25-Feb

COD-EGY

0-3

4-25

20-25

16-25

 

 

40-75

1:05

250

11

26-Feb

NGR-CMR

0-3

14-25

11-25

16-25

 

 

41-75

1:16

150

12

26-Feb

ALG-BOT

3-0

25-11

25-10

25-10

 

 

75-31

1:02

600

13

27-Feb

COD-NGR

1-3

21-25

21-25

25-23

20-25

 

87-98

1:49

129

15

27-Feb

CMR-ALG

3-1

25-23

25-22

21-25

25-21

 

96-91

2:03

2200

16

28-Feb

BOT-CMR

0-3

16-25

17-25

13-25

 

 

46-75

1:12

50

17

28-Feb

NGR-EGY

0-3

8-25

11-25

15-25

 

 

34-75

1:04

110

18

28-Feb

ALG-COD

3-0

25-8

25-12

25-8

 

 

75-28

1:07

400

20

01-Mar

COD-BOT

0-3

15-25

19-25

21-25

 

 

55-75

0:10

200

21

01-Mar

EGY-ALG

2-3

25-23

15-25

25-19

27-29

10-15

102-111

2:13

2200

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

CMR

CAMEROON

13

5

4

1

3

1

 

1

 

 

14

4

3,500

427

331

1,290

2

EGY

EGYPT

12

5

4

1

3

 

1

1

 

 

14

5

2,800

443

340

1,303

3

ALG

ALGERIA

11

5

4

1

3

 

1

 

1

 

13

5

2,600

427

299

1,428

4

BOT

BOTSWANA

6

5

2

3

2

 

 

 

 

3

6

9

0,667

276

340

0,812

5

NGR

NIGERIA

3

5

1

4

 

1

 

 

 

4

3

13

0,231

275

387

0,711

6

COD

CONGO RDC

 

5

 

5

 

 

 

 

1

4

1

15

0,067

247

398

0,621

7

GHA

GHANA

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