FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Egypt claim fifth straight title at the Women's Junior African Championships


Egypt, Nigeria and Algeria have all qualified for the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship to be held in the Czech Republic in June

Abuja, Nigeria, March 15, 2013 – Egypt claimed their fifth consecutive Women's Junior African Championship on Friday with a straight-set (25- 21, 25-22, 25-11) victory over Algeria on the third and final day of the competition.

Egypt also took the title in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010.

The final saw the more experienced Egyptians dominate attack, which they combined with a sturdy defence.

Egypt finished unbeaten have won two matches over hosts Nigeria and then Algeria.

Algeria came second (1-1) and Nigeria third (0-2). However all three teams secured spots to the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship to be held in the Czech Republic in June.

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

51

13 MAR

ALG- NGR

3-1

25-23

25-27

25-16

25-21


100-87

1:48

500

52

14 MAR

EGY-NGR

3-0

25-16

25-21

25-19



75-56

1:12

500

53

15 MAR

EGY-ALG

3-0

25-21

25-22

25-11



75-54

1:02

300

 

Standings

Rk

Code

Country

Points

Matches

Points

Sets

Won

Lost

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

EGY

EGYPT

4

2


150

110

1.363

6


Max.

2

ALG

ALGERIA

3

1

1

154

162

0.951

3

4

0.750

3

NGR

NIGERIA

2


2

143

175

0.817

1

6

0.166

 


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