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Egypt record crucial victory against Kenya, Cape Verde gets first win at World Champs qualifier

 
Egypt double block of Ahmed Kotb and Abdelatif Osman against Kenya
 

Nairobi, Kenya, February 7, 2014 – Egypt defeated Kenya 3-1 (25-21, 25-22, 20-25, 25-20) in a key match on the second day of the African qualifiers for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championships Poland 2014, played at Safaricom Indoor Arena in Nairobi on Friday.

The match was crucial, as analysts believed the winners would stand a real chance of qualifying for the Men’s World Championship, scheduled for August 30 to September 21.

Cape Verde also came away victorious against Zambia 3-1 (25-21, 31-29, 27-29, 25-21), achieving their first victory of the Pool U African qualifying tournament.

On day one of the tournament, Cape Verde lost 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-14) to Kenya, while Zambia were defeated 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-11) by Botswana.

The qualifications continue through Sunday.

Day 1 results

Kenya v Cape Verde 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-15)

Botswana v Zambia 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-11)

Day 2 results

Cape Verde v Zambia 3-1 (25-21, 31-29, 27-29, 25-21),

Egypt v Kenya 3-1 (25-21, 25-22, 20-25, 25-20)

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

06-Feb

KEN-CPV

3-0

25-14

25-17

25-15

 

 

75-46

1:06

200

2

06-Feb

ZAM-BOT

0-3

19-25

12-25

11-25

 

 

42-75

0:58

50

3

07-Feb

CPV-ZAM

3-1

25-21

31-29

27-29

25-21

 

108-100

1:49

600

4

07-Feb

EGY-KEN

3-1

25-21

25-22

20-25

25-20

 

95-88

1:41

5,100

Standings

Rk

Code

Team

Points

Matches

Results Details

Sets

Points

Played

Won

Lost

3-0

3-1

3-2

2-3

1-3

0-3

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

BOT

Botswana

3

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

MAX

75

42

1.786

2

EGY

Egypt

3

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

3

1

3.000

95

88

1.080

3

KEN

Kenya

3

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

1

 

4

3

1.333

163

141

1.156

4

CPV

Cape Verde

3

2

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

3

4

0.750

154

175

0.880

5

ZAM

Zambia

 

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

6

0.167

142

183

0.776

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