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Five African countries earn U21 BVB World Champ tickets


Windhoek, Namibia, April 16, 2013 – Namibia and Burundi have secured gold medals, in the men’s and women’s competition respectively, at the 2013 CAVB Junior (U21) Beach Volleyball Cup in Windhoek.

Along with Namibia, Zimbabwe and Gabon have also earned their tickets to the FIVB U21 Beach Volleyball World Championship after taking second and third place in the women’s competition. Egypt and hosts Namibia, will also join Burundi at the World Championship in Umag, Croatia in June after their second and third place win.

African Women's U21 Beach Volleyball Cup Final results:

1. Namibia (Maike Brandt / Mareike Talkenberg)
2. Zimbabwe (Dube / Chikore)
3. Gabon (Massouloy / Abessolo)

African Men's U21 Beach Volleyball Cup Final results:

1. Burundi (Mugabowingabo / Dukundane)
2. Egypt (Ahmed / Abdelrahman)
3. Namibia (Fischer / Hlupic)
4. Zimbabwe (Sibanda / Kaseke)
5. Gabon (Mabindzou / Mbele)



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