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Cameroon capture gold at men's pool F World Championship Qualifier in Chad

 
Cameroon won Pool F of Men's African World Championship qualifier
 

Ndjamena, Chad, July 8, 2013 - On the third and final day of the Pool F qualification tournament for the 2014 FIVB World Championship, the Cameroon men's volleyball team captured gold after defeating Congo Brazzaville 3-0 (20-25, 17-25, 19-25). 

The victory improved Cameroon’s win-loss ratio to 3-0 to win the tournament, while Congo dropped to 2-1 to take second place.

Host Chad took the bronze medal after beating Gabon in a marathon five-set match, which they won 3-2 (25-19, 23-25, 25-21, 20-25, 15-13) leaving Gabon at the bottom of the table.

The four teams in the tournament secured their tickets to the zonal phase, the second round of the qualifications to be held in October and November 2013 after the withdrawal of DR Congo and the Central African Republic.

Results 

Date

Matches

Results

 July 4, 2013

Cameroon  vs Gabon

3 - 0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-21)

Chad vs Congo

1 - 3 (26-24, 18-25, 25-21, 25-13)

 July 5, 2013

Gabon vs Congo

1 - 3 (18-25, 22-25, 25-19, 20-25)

Cameroon vs Chad

3 - 0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-19)

 July 6, 2013

Cameroon vs Congo

3 - 0 (20-25, 17-25, 19-25)

Chad vs Gabon

3 - 2 (25-19,  23-25, 25-21, 20-25, 15-13)

Final Ranking

1. Cameroon
2. Congo Brazzaville
3. Chad
4. Gabon

 





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