Six teams will participate in the FIVB Volleyball
Women's Club World Championship 2011.
This is how five of the six teams were decided:
- Kenya Prisons qualified for the tournament by winning the African Women's Club Championship on April 10 in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Thailand's Chang won the Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship in Vinh Phuc, Vietnam.
- Turkey's Vakıfbank Ttelekom Istanbul and Azerbaijan's Rabita Baku qualified through the CEV Champions League with the former clinching the title.
- Brazil's Osasco Voleibol Clube (Sollys-Nestlé) won the CSV women's club championship.
- Dominican Republic's Mirador was nominated as NORCECA representatives.
Full continental rankings:
|African Women's Club Championship - March 30-April 10 - Nairobi, Kenya|
1. Kenya Prisons (KEN)
2. Pipeline (KEN)
3. Al Ahly (EGY)
4. Injs (CMR)
5. Water Sport (NGR)
6. Jos South (NGR)
7. Bejaia (ALG)
8. Revenue Authority (RWA)
9. Efoulan (CMR)
10. St Denis (REU)
11. Naceria (ALG)
12. KCB (KEN)
13. Kutlwano (BOT)
14. Jeshi Stars (TAN)
15. Les As (BUR)
|Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship - June 19-25 - Vinh Phuc, Vietnam|
1. Chang (THA)
2. Tianjin Bridgestone (CHN)
3. Zhetyssu (KAZ)
4. Thongtinlienviet Bank (VIE)
5. Kensyokai Red Hearts (JPN)
6. Perspolisse (IRI)
7. Garuda (INA)
8. Shakeys (PHI)
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CEV Women's Champions League, March 26-27 -
1. Vakıfbank Ttelekom Istanbul (TUR)
2. Rabita Baku (AZE)
3. Fenerbahce (TUR)
4. Scavolini Pesaro (ITA)
|South American Women's Club Championship|
|1. Osasco Voleibol Clube Sollys-Nestlé (BRA)|
Prisons reclaim African crown to book Qatar
Nairobi, Kenya, April 9, 2011 – Prisons captured their second consecutive African Women's Club Championship by defeating their arch-rivals Pipeline in straight sets 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-22) at Nazarene University Hall in Nairobi on Saturday – booking in the process their place in the FIVB Women's Club World Championship in Doha for a second year running.
Thailand's Chang takes Asian Women’s Club title
Vinh Phuc, Vietnam, June 25, 2011 - Thailand’s Chang defeated China’s Tianjin Bridegstone in straight sets ( 25-19, 25-19, 25-20) to claim the 2011 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship and a spot at the FIVB Club World Championships in Qatar in October. The championship crown of the 12th edition marks the third consecutive gold medal finish for Thailand.
History-makers VGSTT claim first Doha berth
Istanbul, Turkey, March 20, 2011 – Istanbul club Vakıfbank Güneş Sigorta Türk Ttelekom completed a memorable weekend on Sunday as they saw off Azerbaijan's Rabita Baku in straight sets (25-13, 25-20, 25-18) to claim their first CEV Women's Champions League crown in front of their home fans and, with it, a spot at the 2011 FIVB Women's Club World Championship.