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Botswana capture gold at Zone 6 Women's World C'ship qualifier

 
Mozambique's players celebrate after reaching the finals of the World Championship qualifiers
  Lusaka, Zambia, October 26, 2013 – Botswana claimed the gold medal in the 2014 FIVB Women's World Championship Zone 6 Qualification Tournament (Pool R) after they overcame a fighting Mozambique 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-8) on the fifth and last day in Lusaka on Saturday.

With the win, Botswana finished the six-nation tournament with a perfect 5-0 record without dropping a set. The victory also secured their berth in the final qualification round where they will be joined by Mozambique despite their first defeat after four consecutive victories. Mozambique finished the competition in second place with a win-loss ratio of 4-1 for 10 points.

Namibia flew past hosts Zambia 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 25-26, 25-22) on the final day’s most exciting match to finish in third position with a 3-2 record for eight points. Zambia finished in fifth position with 1-4 record and four points.

Zimbabwe finished the tournament with their best performance after they demolished winless Swaziland 3-0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-11) to claim fourth place with eight points while the losers finished at the bottom of the table with an 0-5 record.

Botswana will be grouped in Pool 1 in the final qualification tournament to be held in Algeria in January 2014, while Mozambique will join hosts Kenya in Pool 2.

 

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

1

2

3

4

5

1

22 Oct

NAM-BOT

0-3

9-25

16-25

13-25

38-75

0:58

2

22 Oct

SWA-ZAM

0-3

10-25

18-25

18-25

46-75

1:03

3

22 Oct

MOZ-ZIM

3-2

25-18

25-18

24-26

23-25

15-7

112-94

2:01

4

23 Oct

ZIM-ZAM

3-1

20-25

25-16

25-21

25-16

95-78

1:33

5

23 Oct

SWA-BOT

0-3

9-25

10-25

15-25

34-75

1:02

6

23 Oct

NAM-MOZ

0-3

19-25

13-25

12-25

44-75

1:12

7

24 Oct

ZIM-NAM

2-3

25-19

19-25

22- 25

25- 23

13-15

104-107

2:05

8

24 Oct

MOZ-SWA

3-0

25-23

25-22

25-21

75-66

1:09

9

24 Oct

BOT-ZAM

3-0

25-19

25-13

25-11

75-43

0:59

10

25 Oct

ZIM-BOT

0-3

11-25

17-25

4-25

32-75

0:53

11

25 Oct

ZAM-MOZ

2-3

25-20

17-25

25-19

10-25

4-15

81-104

1:58

12

25 Oct

SWA-NAM

0-3

16-25

20-25

11-25

47-75

1:09

13

26 Oct

ZIM-SWA

3-0

25-10

25-15

25-11

75-36

0:58

 

14

26 Oct

ZAM-NAM

1-3

20-25

22-25

27-25

22-25

91-100

1:37

 

15

26 Oct

BOT-MOZ

3-0

25-15

25-17

25-8

75-40

1:22

 

 

Ranking

 

 

 

 

GROUP RANKINGS

Rank

Code

Team

Points

Matches

Results Details

Sets

Points

Played

Won

Lost

3-0

3-1

3-2

2-3

1-3

0-3

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

 

1

BOT

BOTSWANA

15

5

5

0

5

0

0

0

0

0

15

0

MAX

375

185

2.027

2

LES

MOZAMBIQUE

10

5

4

1

2

0

2

0

0

1

12

7

1.714

404

360

1.122

3

MOZ

NAMIBIA

8

5

3

2

1

1

1

0

0

2

9

9

1.000

364

392

0.929

4

ZIM

ZIMBABWE

8

5

2

3

1

1

0

2

0

1

10

10

1.000

400

408

0.980

5

ZAM

ZAMBIA

4

5

1

4

1

0

0

1

2

1

7

12

0.583

368

420

0.876

6

NAM

SWAZILAND

0

5

0

5

0

0

0

0

0

5

0

15

MIN

229

375

0.611

 

 

 

 

 

Will proceed to the final qualification tournaments

1. Botswana

2. Mozambique



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