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Cameroon Pick up gold as RD Congo and Congo Brazzaville secure zonal phase spots

 
Cameroon players celebrate their victory at World Championship qualifier in Gabon

Libreville, Gabon, July 21, 2013 – Cameroon’s national women's volleyball team have captured gold medal at the sub- zonal African Women’s Pool F qualification tournament for the 2014 World Championship after their straight sets victory over DR Congo (25-20, 25-18, 25-13) after the third and final day of competition held in Libreville. 

Cameroon finished the competition with a clean sheet in three matches to achieve a win loss ratio of 3-0 ahead of DR Congo who dropped to 2-1.

Both teams confirmed their tickets to the zonal phase of African qualifier to be held in October and November 2013, early on in the competition and were joined by Congo Brazzaville after the latter won the bronze medal against Gabon 3-0 (25-19, 25-8, 25-13).

Congo Brazzaville improved their record to 1-2 to get the third ticket of the pool in the second round leaving Gabon at bottom of the table with 0-3.

The African World Championship Qualifier comprises the sub-zonal stage this month to qualify 30 teams to the second round which is the zonal phase to be held in October and November 2013.
 
The top 12 teams from the zonal phase will be joined by the top two ranked teams in the FIVB ranking and will play in two pools of the final phase in January and February 2014, where the leader of each pool will qualify directly to the 2014 Women's World Championship in Italy.

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

19 July

RDC-CGO

3-0

25-15

25-22

25-17



75-54

1:11


2

19 July

CMR-GAB

3-0

25-14

25-7

25-2



75-23

0:56


3

20 July

CGO-CMR

0-3

8-25

9-25

6-25



23-75

0:59


4

20 July

GAB-RDC

0-3

18-25

9-25

10-25



37-75

0:57


5

21 July

RDC-CMR

0-3

20-25

18-25

13-25



51-75

1:17


6

21 July

GGO-GAB

3-0

25-19

25-8

25-13



75-40

1:06


 

Ranking

Countries proceeding to the zonal Phase

 

1.     

Cameroon

Cameroon

2.     

RD Congo

RD Congo

3.

Congo Brazzaville

Congo Brazzaville

4.

Gabon


 




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