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African countries advance to second round of 2014 World Champs Qualifiers

 
Botswana men and women teams celebrating winning both World Championship qualifying tournaments

Cairo, Egypt, July 9, 2013 - Ten men’s teams and three women’s teams secured their tickets this weekend to the zonal phase of the African Qualifier for the 2014 FIVB World Championship following the end of the sub-zonal tournaments hosted by Cape Verde, Mozambique and Chad.

In the men qualifiers, Cape Verde, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Cameroon Congo Brazzaville, Chad, Gabon, Botswana, Mozambique and Lesotho made their way to the second round of qualifiers (zonal phase) to be held next October and November 2013.

Cape Verde hosted the Pool B men's tournament, with the hosts securing their first ever volleyball gold after beating the experienced Senegal team. Sierra Leone was the third team to make it to the second round. Mozambique, host of the men's pool J qualifiers, also advanced to the next round of qualifiers along with Botswana and Lesotho. First time hosts Chad also qualified for the zonal phase joined by Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville and Gabon.

In the women’s qualifiers, Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique proceed to the zonal phase.

The results and final rankings are as follows: 

POOL B MEN

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

4 July

CVT-SRL

3-0

25-11

25-12

25-20



75-43

1:04

700

2

5 July

SRL- SEN

0-3

16-25

14-25

17-25



47-75

1:06

300

3

6 July

CVT-SEN

3-2

25-20

18-25

20-25

25-22

17-15

105-107

2:02

1200

 

Ranking

Countries proceeding to the zonal Phase

 

1.     

Cape Verde

Cape Verde

2.     

Senegal

Senegal

3.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

 

POOL F MEN

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

4 July

CMR-GAB

3-0

25-12

25-16

25-21



75-49



2

4 July

CHA-CGO

1-3

26-24

18-25

25-21

25-13


94-83



3

5 July

GAB-CGO

1-3

18-25

22-25

25-19

20-25


85-94



4

5 July

CMR-CHA

3-0

25-23

25-22

25-19



75-64



5

6 July

CMR-CGO

3-0

25-20

25-17

25-19



75-56



6

6 July

CHA-GAB

3-2

25-19

23-25

25-21

20-25

15-13

108-103



 

Ranking

Countries proceeding to the zonal Phase

 

1.

Cameroon

Cameroon

2.

Congo Brazzaville

Congo Brazzaville

3.

Chad

Chad

4.

Gabon

Gabon

 

POOL J MEN

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

3 July

BOT-SWA

3-0

25-16

25-18

25-14



75-48



2

3 July

LES-MOZ

1-3

14-25

17-25

25-19

16-25


72-94



3

4 July

SWA-MOZ

0-3

17-25

18-25

17-25



52-75



4

4 July

BOT-LES

3-0

25-21

25-16

25-16



75-43



5

6 July

LES-SWA

3-1

18-25

25-18

25-20

25-18


93-81



6

6 July

MOZ-BOT

1-3

19-25

15-25

31-29

14-25


104-79



 

Ranking

Countries proceeding to the zonal Phase

 

1.

Botswana

Botswana

2.

Mozambique

Mozambique

3.

Lesotho

Lesotho

4.

Swaziland

 

 

POOL J WOMEN

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

3 July

BOT-SWA

3-0

25-14

25-10

25-11



75-35



2

3 July

LES-MOZ

0-3

14-25

10-25

11-25



35-75



3

4 July

SWA-MOZ

3-2

23-25

25-15

25-19

20-25

15-12

108-96



4

4 July

BOT-LES

3-0

25-10

25-16

25-15



75-41



5

6 July

LES-SWA

1-3

25-19

22-25

16-25

20-25


83-94



6

6 July

MOZ-BOT

0-3

12-25

15-25

15-25



42-75



 

Ranking

Countries proceeding to the zonal Phase

 

1.     

Botswana

Botswana

2.     

Swaziland

Swaziland

3.

Mozambique

Mozambique

4.

Lesotho

 

 



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