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The FIVB Development Department encourages all national federations with used volleyball equipment in good working order to offer it, though this forum, to national federations who are able to make good use of it. Send us details of any used equipment (technical.development@fivb.org) that you have to offer and we will publish it through this forum. Don’t forget to include the name and address of who to contact to arrange shipping.    Get Involved!  Keep the ball flying!

2006 World Championships - Egypt
All eyes on Africa with first final round tickets!
Cairo, Egypt, March 11, 2005 – The international Volleyball family will focus all its attention on Egypt next week to see which two African teams will claim the first two men’s and women’s tickets on offer for a spot in the 2006 World Championships final round in Japan when first and second round tournaments take place in Cairo from March 17-26. More
World Championship News

African Women's Clubs Champions Championship
Pipelines Defeated Al-Ahly and Kept the Trophy in Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya, April 10, 2005 - Pipelines team of Kenya used the home crown to keep the trophy of the 20th Women's African Cup of Clubs Champions in their hands sweeping Al-Ahly team of Egypt in straight sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-18) in the final match of the competition held in Moi International sports centre in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi in front of 9.000 spectators. More

Al-Ahly and Pipelines qualified To Final Spot
Nairobi, Kenya, April 9, 2005 - Al-Ahly team of Egypt and pipelines of Kenya reached to the final spot of the 20th African Cup of Clubs Champions after both had a thriller victories over Telkom and KC Bank of Kenya respectively in the two semifinal matches held in Moi International sports complex in Kasarani in the Kenyan Capital of Nairobi. Al-Ahly will meet Pipelines in the final Sunday, while Telkom will play KC Bank in the third place match. More

Thrillers matches in Semifinal after Pipelines defeated Al-Ahly
Nairobi, Kenya, April 7, 2005 - The semifinal of the 20th African Cup of clubs champions will show two thrillers face off On Saturday when Al-Ahly of Egypt meet Telkom of Kenya and Pipelines plays Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB). The last two matches in Pool B of the preliminary round showed pipelines of Kenya clinching a wide victory over Al-Ahly 3-0 in what is called an early final of the competition, while the outsiders Bejaia left the competition with a victory over National University of Rwanda.More

Ahly of Egypt near a semifinal spot
Nairobi, Kenya, April 5, 2005 - Al-Ahly team of Egypt was the star of the fourth day of the 20th African Cup of Clubs Champions as they achieved their second victory in the critical match against Bejaia of Algeria 3-1 in pool B to cut a long road towards the semifinal of the competition held in Kasarani Hall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. In another match ARSU of Seychelles achieved their first victory in the competition over N. University of Rwanda 3-0 More

Record entry for 20th African Women's Clubs Champions Championship
Nairobi, Kenya, March 22, 2005 - A record 12 foreign teams including three local sides have confirmed their participation in the 20th Women's African Cup of Clubs Champions which will be held at the Moi International Sports Centre in Nairobi, Kenya from March 31- April 10. More

2006 Women's World Championship - Egypt

Egyptian star players pronounced fit
Cairo, Egypt, March 16, 2005 - Egyptian coach Hesham Badrawy was greeted with good news on Wednesday with the declaration that two of his star players Neamat Abdelmonem and Sherihan Sameh are both fit and will be able to play in the 2006 World Championship first round tournament (Africa Pool A) which will be held in Cairo from March 17-19. More

Botswana selected the line up for Egypt Qualifications
Cairo, Egypt, March 15, 2005 - Botswana coach Kabo Ntshinogang has unveiled his final line up to participate in the 2006 World Championship first round tournament (Africa Pool A) which begins in Cairo on Thursday. More

Junior and Youth World Championships
Egypt and Tunisia secured World Championship Vacancies
Cairo, Egypt, January 23, 2005 - Egypt and Tunisia girls U-18 secured the African Vacancies in 2005 Girls U-18 World Championship to be held in Macao next August after they ended the seventh Girls U-18 African Nations’ Championship in Cairo, Egypt ranked first and second respectively. The third and final day of the competition showed Egypt sweeping Algeria in straight sets (25-16, 25-13, 25-4) in less than an hour. More

African Volleyball Clubs
Botswanan men's clubs
Botswana, October 27, 2004 - BDF 6 and Diphatsa Men Volleyball clubs led both pools in the National Volleyball men's league in Botswana this season after the second round.More

10th WOMEN U-20 AFRICAN NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP
Egyptian women obtain World Championship spot - Day three
Abuja, Nigeria, October 17, 2004 – The women’s U-20 team joined the Boys U-19 team in seizing a second World Championship vacancy for Egypt. After a straight-sets victory (25-21, 25-12, 25-20) over the host Nigeria in the final of the tenth Women U-20 African Nations... More

Egypt dismissed Senegal - Day two
Abuja, Nigeria, October 16, 2004 - It took only an hour for the experienced Egyptian players to dismiss Senegal in straight sets (25-13, 25-17, 25-18) on the second day of Women U-20 African Nations Championship in the Nigerian Capital of Abuja. More

Nigeria beat Senegal in a thriller opening - Day one
Abuja, Nigeria, October 15, 2004 - The host Nigeria started off successfully at the tenth Women U-20 African Nations Championship by clinching a thriller 3-1 (25-19, 18-25, 25-21, 25-20) victory over the emerging Senegal team in the first day of the competition in Abuja, Nigeria.
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Three teams compete for World Cup spot - Preview
Abuja, Nigeria, October 14, 2004 - Three African teams will enter the competition for a Women U-20 World Championship vacancy when they meet in the 10th African Nations Championship in Abuja Nigeria.
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8th Boys U-19 African Nations Championship
Day five: Tunisia secure second World Championship vacancy
Durban, South Africa, October 3, 2004 - Tunisia secured the second African vacancy in the 2005 Boys U-19 World Championship after they ended the Boys U-19 African Nations Championship in second place following their straight sets victory over Algeria ( 25-23, 25-18, 25-18) on the fifth and last day of the competition in the South African capital of Durban on Sunday. More
 
Day four - Egypt collect title for second year in a row
Durban, South Africa, October 2, 2004 - Defending champions Egypt retained their Boys U-19 African Nations Championship title after collecting their fourth victory from four matches with a thrilling straight sets victory (25-23- 25-15, 25-21) over the hosts South Africa on Saturday. More
 

Day three - Egypt and Tunisia continue winning ways
Durban, South Africa, October 1, 2004 - Egypt continued on the victory trail after collecting their third win in a row on Thursday after beating Algeria in straight sets (25-21, 25-23, 25-10) on the third day of Boys U-19 African Nations Championship in Durban, South Africa. More
 

Day two - Egypt close in on World Championship spot
Durban, South Africa, September 29, 2004 - Egypt took a step closer to claiming a World Championship spot after defeating their archrivals Tunisia in a 3-2 thriller (25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 22-25, 15-12) in 112 minutes at the 8th Boys U-19 African Nations Championship in Durban, South Africa on Wednesday. More

Day one - Tunisia and Egypt started victory rhythm
Durban, South Africa, September 28, 2004 - Tunisia and Egypt both collected comfortable victories on the opening day of the eighth Boys U-19 African Nations Championship in Durban, South Africa on Tuesday. More

Five teams compete for two World Championship vacancies

Durban, South Africa, September 28, 2004 - Five African teams will compete for two continental vacancies in the 2005 Boys U-19 World Championship when they meet in the 8th Boys U-19 African Nations Championship in Durban, South Africa. More
 

10th All Arab Games
Egypt claim gold as Africa dominate podium
Beleida, Algeria, October 3, 2004 - The Egyptian men's team regained their dominance over both African and Arab sides after their thrilling 3-1 (25-22, 25-19, 25-27, 25-21) victory over the organizers Algeria in the final of the Volleyball competition at the 10th All Arab Games in Beleida, Algeria on Sunday. More

Egypt and Algeria through to final
Beleida, Algeria, October 1, 2004 - Egypt and Algeria reached the final of the Volleyball competition of the 10th All Arab Games in Beleida, Algeria after respective semifinal victories over Tunisia and Saudi Arabia on Friday. More

Three African teams reach semis
Beleida, Algeria, September 30, 2004 - Three African sides and one Asian side reached the semifinals of the Volleyball competition of the 10th All Arab Games in Beleida, Algeria after the final matches of the preliminary round on Thursday. Egypt and Algeria qualified from Pool A while Saudi Arabia and Tunisia progressed from Pool B. More
 
Egypt and Tunisia favourites for gold
Bleida, Algeria, September 27, 2004 - Six big Arab teams including three Africans will compete for the medals at the All Arab Games in Algeria with two big African forces Tunisia and Egypt, who have been drawn in seperate groups, shaping up as frontrunners for gold once the tournament starts on Monday. More
 

11th African Nations Junior Men Championship
Day Five - Morocco claim trophy
Nairobi, Kenya, September 20, 2004 - It was thrills and spills as the 11th edition of African Nations Championships Junior Men Volleyball Championships ended with Morocco being crowned the new champions after beating Tunisia in a thrilling final match at Kasarani on Sunday. More For further news visit www.cavb.org
 
Day Four - Tunisia and Morocco qualify for World Championship
Nairobi, Kenya, September 19, 2004 - The semifinals of the 11th Junior Men African Nations Championships were full of drama as razor sharp Morocco bundled out defending champions Egypt 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22) in the opening match while Tunisia swept past hosts Kenya 3-0 (25-19, 25-13, 25-13) in the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Saturday. More
 

Day three - Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco and Kenya through to semis
Nairobi, Kenya, September 18, 2004 - Defending champions Egypt needed only 61 minutes to destroy Botswana 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-18) in Group B and reach the semifinals of 11th African Nations Championships Junior Men Volleyball tournament at Moi International indoor gymnasium in Kasarani on Friday. More
 

Day two - Morocco defeat hosts, Egypt regain rhythm

Nairobi, Kenya, September 15, 2004 - A well drilled Morocco side put up a sparkling performance to hammer hosts Kenya 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-18) in Group A of the 11th African Nations Championships Junior Men Volleyball Tournament at Moi International Sports Centre indoor gymnasium on Wednesday. More
 
Day one - Wins for Kenya, Tunisia and Uganda
Nairobi, Kenya, September 14, 2004 - Hosts Kenya and Tunisia made a flying start in the 11th African Nations Championships Junior Men tournament when they convincingly won their opening matches at Kasarani on Tuesday. More

Seven African teams compete for two places in World Championship
Nairobi, Kenya, September 14 - Seven African Junior teams will compete for two places for the continent in the World Championship when they enter the competition in the 11th Junior Men African Nations Championship here in Nairobi, Kenya. More

Olympic Games - Athens 2004
KENYA WOMEN READY FOR OLYMPIC GAMES

August 7, 2004 - KENYA national women volleyball team returned to their homelands after a successful training session in Cuba in their preparation to represent Africa at 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. They left Kenya for Greece early this week.
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Pic: Kenya Women's team



General News
Egypt's men's coach injects new blood into All Arab Games
August 3rd, 2004 - The Serbian coach of Egypt volleyball men's team, Vacline Vukovic made a revolution in the team lineup participating in the International tour held now in United Arab Emirates. He took a sharp decision to inject new blood in the team by adding new young players like Ahmed Salah, Abdala Abdelsalam and Mahmoud El-Komy who were in the Egyptian U-19 team gaining the fourth place in 2001 U-19 World Championship.
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Egypt starts preparation to all Arab Games
July 4 2004 - Egypt men volleyball team started the preparation to All Arab Games in Algeria in October 2004 playing three friendly matches against Croatia men team in Cairo this week in three successive days in Cairo Stadium as as Egypt had a stunning 3-1 victory in the first match after a very good performance of Egyptian players, especiallyHamdy El Safy and the efficient setter Mohamed Abdel-Rahman. More

2004 African Volleyball Championship
Women's Volleyball team selected in The Gambia
July 17, 2004 - The Gambia Volleyball Association is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to select top women Volleyball players in the run up to 2004 African Volleyball Championship slated to take place in Lagos,Nigeria later this year. According to the Vice President and Technical Director Gambia Volleyball Association, Mr Musa Cassa Taal some young talented players have already been discovered in the Greater Banjul Area and The Kombo St Mary Division of The Gambia. ''We are still looking for few others to partake in this championship. We are working tirelessly to mobilise more funds for the team to go for the tournament,'' Taal said.
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Women's Cup of Club Champions
Pipelines lead the way in Africa
Dakar, Senegal, May 05, 2004 - Pipelines of Kenya returned to the top of African women's Volleyball after claiming the trophy in the 19th Women's African Cup of Club Champions in Dakar, Senegal. The Kenyans produced a stunning victory over Bejaia of Algeria in the final in straight sets: 25-15, 25-11, 26-24. Egypt's Al-Ahly came third after their 3-0 victory over Inter club of Congo Brazzaville. More

April 29, 2004-  Pipelines stun holders to set up Bejaia showdown
April 28, 2004 - Final four set to clash in African semis
April 27, 2004 - Cameroon teams disqualified from competition
April 24, 2004 - Strong line-up for African women's tournament


Men's Cup of Club Champions
Al-Ahly of Egypt sets local and international record
Al-Ahly men team of Egypt won the Egyptian local double after gaining the cup Friday defeating the emerging team, El-Shams in the final 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-22), two weeks after retaining the league for the third successive time
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Al-Ahly retain trophy
Tlemcen, Algeria, April 05, 2004 – Egyptian side Al-Ahly won the 23rd African Cup of Club Champions for the second successive year with a 3-1 triumph over the Tunisians of Olympic Kelibia on Monday. Victory in the final, held in Algeria, means the Al-Ahly club has now won the trophy seven times in its history. 

April
04, 2004 - African teams in final repeat



African Cup Winners' Cup

Seven teams compete for Cup Winners Cup
Bordj-Bou-Arreridj, Algeria, February 09, 2004 - Seven clubs representing four African nations will face off in the 15th edition of the African Cup Winners' Cup, which starts on Monday. The seven teams are divided into two pools with Pool A featuring USM Blida and Mouloudia of Algeria, Saydia Sport of Tunisia and Air Force of Nigeria.
In Pool B will be NRBBA of Algeria, the organizing team Sfax of Tunisia and Sonel of Cameroon. More
Visit CAVB  for all the tournament news


African
Olympic Qualification Tournaments

Africa Men - Tunisia claim Olympic ticket
Tunis, Tunisia, January 10, 2004 - Tunisia continued their prominence in African men's Volleyball by qualifying for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens after clinching a straight sets 25-19, 25-16, 25-22 victory over their arch rivals Egypt on Saturday at the Olympic Qualification tournament in the Tunisian capital of Tunis. More More African Olympic Qualification Tournament news
 
Africa Women - Superb Kenya gain Olympic spot
Nairobi, Kenya, January 10, 2004 - The superb Kenya women's team qualified for the Athens Olympics after gaining their third successive victory at the Women's Olympic Qualification tournament on Saturday in the Kenyan capital Nairobi beating Nigeria 3-1 (25-19, 25-21, 21-25, 25-10). More More African Olympic Qualification Tournament news

Africa Men - Egypt & Tunisia play off for Olympics
Tunis, Tunisia, January 9, 2004 - The two African sides who participated in the 2003 World Cup and two of the biggest Volleyball schools in Africa Tunisia and Egypt will play off for a ticket to Athens 2004 in the final of the African Men's Olympic Qualification tournament on Saturday in the Tunisian capital of Tunis after both sides recorded their second successive straight set victories on Friday. More Pic: The Egypt team taking time out

Africa Women - Kenya close in on Olympic ticket
Nairobi, Kenya, January 9, 2004 - Kenya moved one step closer to gaining a berth at the 2004 Athens Olympics after beating their arch rivals Egypt 3-1 (25-21, 23-25, 25-17, 25-20) on the second day of the Women's African Olympic Qualification tournament in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi on Friday. More

Africa Women - Egypt take revenge over Nigeria
Nairobi, Kenya, January 8, 2004 - Egypt gained revenge for their defeat to Nigeria in the final of last year's All Africa Games by beating them on the opening day of the Women's African Olympic Qualification tournament in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi 3-2 (21-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-16, 15-8) followed by an earlier straight sets 25-19, 25-14, 25-12 win for the hosts over the Seychelles. More

Africa Women -Big battle expected for Olympic ticket
Nairobi, Kenya, January 8, 2004 - The biggest African women forces in Volleyball will start Thursday their fight for a place in the Olympic Games in Athens 2004 through the African Olympic Qualification tournament hosted by Kenya in the big Kasarani Hall in the capital Nairobi.  More Pic: The Kenya Women's Team get ready to battle it out for a ticket to the Olympics

Africa Men -Easy victory for Egypt
Tunis, Tunisia, January 7, 2004 – Egypt opened their campaign at the African Men’s Olympic Qualification tournament in Tunisia with a straight sets victory 25-20, 25-22, 25-22 over the fast-improving South African side on Wednesday, this the third day of competition. Thanks to their stars such as Hamdy Elsafy, Egypt found it easy to penetrate the South African defense, taking just over an hour to claim the spoils. More  Pic: The Egypt team taking time out More African Olympic Qualification Tournament news

Africa Men - Hosts register first victory
Tunis, Tunisia, January 6, 2004 - Hosts Tunisia recorded their first victory at the African Olympic Qualification tournament here on the second day in Tunisia after beating Algeria 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-16) on Tuesday. More
 

Africa Men - Nigeria disqualified
Tunis, Tunisia, January 6, 2004 - The African Olympic Qualification tournament organizing committee made the decision on Monday to disqualify Nigeria from the competition because they didn't arrive in Tunisia until midnight on Monday, therefore missing their opening match against the hosts on Monday. More

Men - Algeria collect first win, Nigeria withdraw from first match
Tunis, Tunisia, January 5, 2004 - Algeria started its way positively in the African Olympic Qualification tournament here in Tunisia on Monday after collecting a straight forward 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-22) victory over a promising South African side
in their opening match while Nigeria had to pull out of their opening encounter against Tunisia after their flight was delayed. More
 
Men - Tunisia favourites for Olympic Spot
January 4, 2004 - The Tunisian men's team will start favourites for the African Olympic qualification tournament, which starts on Monday in their homelands, as they are considered the strongest and most experienced team in African men's Volleyball. Tunisia won the last big African competition, the Nations' Championship in August, after beating hosts Egypt in the final courtesy of some great play from their European based professional player Noureddine Hfaiedh and the clever setter Ghazi Guidara. Their Italian coach Antonio Giacobbe will be hoping to continue that form, which saw his side win the 2003 African and Arab Nations' Championships and qualify for the 2002 World Championship in Argentina and the 2003 World Cup in Japan. Tunisia finished 11th at the World Cup recording two important victories over hosts Japan and arch rivals Egypt. More Pic: Tunisia with the Africa Cup

Men – Algeria all set to compete for Olympic spot
January 3, 2004 - The Algerian men’s team leaves on Saturday to participate in the African Olympic Qualification Tournament, which runs from January 5-10, in Tunisia knowing they have had the best possible preparation for the crucial event. More
 

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