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Nigeria and Ghana start victorious in Men's World C'ship qualifiers

 
Nigeria started the Zone 3 qualifiers with a win over hosts Niger
 Niamey, Niger, October 25, 2013 – Nigeria and Ghana emerged victorious on the opening day of the 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship Zone 3 (Pool O) qualification tournament in Niamey on Thursday.

Nigeria beat hosts Niger 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-22) in a tough match in front of more than 2,000 spectators.

Ghana easily overcame Burkina Faso 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-10) in a match where Burkina Faso were overwhelmed by the winners who were better in both attack and defence.

The second day features two more matches: Ghana will take on Nigeria in the early game, while Niger will face Burkina Faso.

The top two teams in this four-nation tournament will proceed to the final round of the qualification to be held in three different countries in January and February next year.

Results

Ghana v Burkina Faso 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-10)

Nigeria v Niger 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-22)

Ranking 

Pays

Points

Sets won

Sets lost

Point won

Point lost

Quotient Sets

Quotient points

 

1.     Ghana

3

3

0

75

46

Max

1,6304

 

2.     Nigeria

3

3

0

75

65

Max

1,1538

 

3.     Niger

0

0

3

65

75

Min

0,8666

 

4.     Burkina Faso

0

0

3

46

75

Min

0,6133

 



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