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Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique women proceed to zonal phase of World Championship qualifier

 
Lesotho and Swaziland in their Pool J encounter at the FIVB World Championship Qualifier

Maputo, Mozambique, July 7, 2013 - Botswana women's volleyball team claimed gold at the Pool J African qualifier for the 2014 World Championship. They now advance to the zonal phase of the qualification process along with Swaziland and Mozambique.

Botswana defeated host Mozambique 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-15) in the third and final day of the four nation round robin tournament improving their win-loss ratio to 3-0, while Mozambique dropped to 1-2 and finish in third position.

Swaziland continued their surprises and flew past Lesotho 3-1 (19-25, 25-22, 25-16, 25-20) to improve to 2-1, while Lesotho dropped to 0-3 taking the last place on the table.

Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique continue to the zonal phase to be held in October and November 2013.

Results Pool J Women

July 3

Botswana v Swaziland 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-11)
Lesotho v Mozambique 0-3 (14-25, 10-25, 11-25)

July 4

Swaziland v Mozambique 3-2 (23-25, 25-15, 25-19, 20-25, 15-12)
Botswana v Lesotho 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-15)

July 6

Lesotho v Swaziland 1-3 (25-19, 22-25, 16-25, 20-25)
Mozambique v Botswana 0-3 (12-25, 15-25, 15-25)

 

Final ranking

1.     

Botswana

2.     

Swaziland

3.     

Mozambique

4.

Lesotho

Individual Awards

BEST

COUNTRY

NAME

Service

6

Swaziland

Thendeka Gama

Defence

10

Swaziland

Jbulisile Khathwane

Libero

1

Lesotho

Nthabiseng Mabona

Setter

8

Botswana

Kelebogile Mahupela

Spiker

2

Mozambique

Marilia Magaia

Blocker

17

Botswana

Tracy Chaba

MVP

7

Botswana

Gaoleseletse Gasekgonwe

 



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