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Dates and Organisers of World Champs Africa qualifying final phase confirmed

 
Cameroon, who were a huge hit in the 2010 edition, will play their Africa third round FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship Poland 2014 qualifier in front of their own fans

Cairo, Egypt, January 6, 2014 - The African Volleyball Confederation has confirmed the dates and organisers for the third and final phase of the African qualification tournaments for the 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Championships, which are due to be held in Poland and Italy later this year.

Fifteen teams will be participating in the men's qualifiers and will be divided into three pools of five. The winner of each pool will secure a ticket to the finals in Poland, which will take place from August 30 to September 21.

Cameroon will organise the first men's group (Pool T) from February 12 to 18, 2014 which will include the participation of Algeria, Nigeria, Rwanda and Gabon besides the organizer.

The second group (Pool U) will be held in Kenya, joined by Botswana, Zambia, Cape Verde and Egypt to play the tournament in Nairobi from February 5-11, 2014.

Tunisia will host the third group (Pool V) where they will battle it out against the Seychelles, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal and Niger for a ticket to the finals.

The women's third round qualifiers feature 14 teams and are divided into two pools where the winner of both will clinch a ticket to the finals in Italy, which will be held from September 23 to October 12.

Algeria will be hosting the first group (Pool T) from February 23 to March 2, 2014 where the hosts along with Botswana, Ghana, Cameroon, RD Congo, Nigeria and Egypt will contest a ticket to the finals.

Kenya will organise the second women's group (Pool U) from February 16 to 23, 2014 with the Seychelles, Uganda, Tunisia, Senegal, Mozambique and Cape Verde all participating.


Men's tournaments dates and organisers


Men Pools

Pool 1 (T)

Pool 2 (U)

Pool 3 (V)

Organizer

Cameroon

Kenya

Tunisia

Dates

12-18 February 2014

5-11 February 2014

2-8 March 2014

Participating teams

Cameroon

Egypt

Tunisia

Algeria

Botswana

Seychelles

Nigeria

Zambia

Congo Brazzaville

Rwanda

Cape Verde

Senegal

Gabon

Kenya

Niger


Women's tournaments dates and organisers


Women Pools

Pool 1 (T)

Pool 2 (U)

Organizers

Algeria

Kenya

Dates

23 February- 2 March 2014

16-23 February 2014

Participating teams

Algeria

Kenya

Botswana

Seychelles

Ghana

Uganda

Cameroon

Tunisia

RD Congo

Senegal

Nigeria

Mozambique

Egypt

Cape Verde





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