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Nigeria men’s & women’s teams win gold in CAVB U21 Beach Volleyball Cup

 

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, May 2, 2013 – Nigeria men’s and women’s teams clinched gold medals in the 2013 CAVB Men and Women U21 Beach Volleyball Cup for African Zones 1, 2 and 3 (northern and western Africa) held in Abidjan from April 12 to 14, 2013.

The men’s competition featured six countries, divided into two pools of three teams each. Nigerian pair Abdul Azeez-Sam defeated Togo's Agbegninou-Apezoumon 2-0 (21-18, 21-14).

Tunisia claimed the bronze medal, as duo Korbi-Arfaoui beat Sierra Leone's Samura-Bangura 2-0 (21-18, 21-11).

The women’s competition featured five teams, which started with a round robin tournament that was won by Nigeria who achieved a record 4-0. Nigeria continued to the Gala match where they emerged victorious against Sierra Leone 2-0 (21-16, 21-19). Sierra Leone was awarded the silver medal and Ghana won the bronze.

Results:

Men Competition: (Côte d’Ivoire,   Ghana,    Nigeria,   Sierra-Leone,   Togo, Tunisia)

Group I: A. Nigeria B. Ghana C. Togo  

Group II: D. Tunisia E. Cote d'Ivoire F. Sierra Leone

Time

Court 1

Score

Points

Match No

 DAY 1  (12 / 04 / 2013)

 

9h00

NIGERIA  -  GHANA

2-0

21-15,  21-17

1

Following by

C. IVOIRE –S. LEONE

0-2

18-21, 15-21

2

Following by

NIGERIA - TOGO

2-0

21-19,  21-16

3

Following by

C. IVOIRE  - TUNISIA

0-2

09-21,  13-21

4

Following by

GHANA  -   TOGO

0-2

09-21,  12-21

5

Following by

S. LEONE -  TUNISIA

0 - 2

14-21,  14-21

6

DAY 2  (13 / 04 / 2013)

 

09h00

3rd pool A  -  3rd pool B

GHANA – C IVOIRE

2-1

16-21, 21-18, 15-07

7

Following by

1st pool A  -  2nd pool B

NIGERIA-S LEONE

2-0

21-13, 21-11

8

Following by

1st pool B  -  2nd pool A

TUNISIE - TOGO

1-2

17-21, 21-17,15-17

9

DAY 3   (14 / 04 / 2013)

 

10h30

Bronze Medal

S LEONE - TUNISIE

0 - 2

18-21, 11-21

10

14h00

Final

NIGERIA - TOGO

2-0

21-18,  21-14

11









Women Competition (Côte d’Ivoire,  Ghana,  Nigeria,  Sierra-Leone,  Tunisia)

Time

Court B

Score

Points

Match No

DAY 1  (12 / 04 / 2013)

 

9h30

GHANA   -  C. IVOIRE

0 - 2

18-21, 11-21

1

Following by

S.  LEONE  -  NIGERIA

1 - 2

16-21, 21-16,

09-15

2

Following by

TUNISIA  -  GHANA

0 - 2

16-21, 18-21

3

Following by

S. LEONE - C. IVOIRE

2 - 0

21-13, 21-10

4

Following by

TUNISIA  -  NIGERIA

0 - 2

04-21, 15-21

5

DAY 2  (13 / 04 / 2013)

 

9h30

S. LEONE -  GHANA

2-1

20-22,    21-14,

15-13

6

Following by

C.  IVOIRE -  NIGERIA

0-2

10-21, 07-21

7

Following by

S.  LEONE  - TUNISIA

2-0

21-11,  21-06

8

Following by

GHANA  -  NIGERIA

0-2

11-21, 11-21

9

Following by

TUNISIA - C.  IVOIRE

2-0

21-16, 21-19

10

DAY 3  (14 / 04 / 2013)

 

11H00

Gala Match

NIGERIA – S LEONE

2-0

21-16, 21-19

 







Final Ranking

Men competition

1.     Nigeria

2.     Togo

3.     Tunisia

4.     Sierra Leone

5.     Ghana

6.     Cote d'Ivoire

Women Competition

1.     Nigeria

2.     Sierra Leone

3.     Ghana

4.     Cote d'Ivoire

5.     Tunisia



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