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Tunisia continue victories as Congo overcome Niger at Men's World Championship qualifier

 
Hosts Tunisia achieved their second win against Senegal at the Men's World Championship qualifier
 

Tunis, Tunisia, March 4, 2014 - Hosts Tunisia maintained their superior performance and secured their second victory over Senegal 3-0 on the second day of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship qualification tournament, Pool V held at the Palais des Sports Hall in Tunis, Tunisia on Tuesday.

In another thrilling match of the day, Congo Brazzaville started their tournament campaign with an exciting win against Niger in a five set marathon 3-2 (25-17, 35-37, 14-25, 25-17, 15-12).
 
Tunisia led the five nation round robin tournament with a win-loss ratio of 2-0 (six points), followed by Seychelles, 1-0 (three points) and Congo Brazzaville 1-0 (two points)

Niger v. Congo Brazzaville 3-2 (25-17, 35-37, 14-25, 25-17, 15-12)

Congo Brazzaville rebounded from a set behind 1-2 to win a thrilling tiebreaker 3-2 (25-17, 35-37, 14-25, 25-17, 15-12) in 112 minutes.

The Congo team started the match with the upper hand as they controlled the net action through their strong attacks using their opposite attacker Nkouka Abrahys and the tight blocks of Louoni Gampourou. They went onto win the first set easily with a score of 25-17.

Both teams performed marvellously in the second set which lasted 35 minutes, with Niger showing a lot of improvement in reception and backline defense to take the tough set 37-35. The Niger players' motivations improved a lot and with the tight block of Djibril Amadou they were able to win the third set with a wide margin 25-14.

Congo regained their rhythm and concentration and succeeded to win the fourth set 25-17 to extend the match into a tiebreak. Congo maintained their dominance to reach 8-5 at court turn and continued their superior performance till they won the set 15-12. 

Playing their first match, Congo’s record stands at 1-0, while Niger dropped to 0-2.

Tunisia v. Senegal 3-0 (25-16, 25-7, 25-17)

Tunisia claimed their second victory of the tournament over Senegal 3-0 (25-16, 25-7, 25-17) in a match lasting 56 minutes. Tunisia improved their win-loss ratio to 2-0, while Senegal dropped to 0-2.

Tunisia started the match with their main line up and used their strong spike service to disturb the Senegal team. They led widely till 16-8 at the second technical time out before Senegal showed solid defense to maintain their point deficit as Tunisia won 25-16.

Tunisia took over the match completely in the second set and used their opponent’s weak reception to advance, winning the set 25-7. Using most of their substitutes, Tunisia continued their hard work to win 25-17 in the third set even after their opponent gave their best performance.  
 
The winner of the round robin tournament will earn the third African ticket to the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship Poland 2014 scheduled to take place from August 30 to September 21.

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

03-Mar

SEN-SEY

1-3

16-25

25-18

22-25

19-25

 

82-93

1:40

100

2

03-Mar

NIG-TUN

0-3

16-25

13-25

12-25

 

 

41-75

1:06

250

3

04-Mar

CGO-NIG

3-2

25-17

35-37

14-25

25-17

15-12

114-108

2:04

100

4

04-Mar

TUN-SEN

3-0

25-16

25-7

25-17

 

 

75-40

1:02

170

 

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

TUN

TUNISIE

6

2

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

MAX

150

81

1,852

2

SEY

SEYCHELLES

3

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

3

1

3,000

93

82

1,134

3

CGO

CONGO BRAZAVLLE

2

1

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

3

2

1,500

114

108

1,056

4

NIG

NIGER

1

2

 

2

 

 

 

1

 

1

2

6

0,333

149

189

0,788

5

SEN

SENEGAL

 

2

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

6

0,167

122

168

0,726


World Championship Qualifiers now on CAVB Social media

View coverage of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship qualifiers in Tunisia on the CAVB’s social media platforms (FaceBook, Twitter and YouTube).

Watch these videos from Men's African qualifiers Pool V in Tunisia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb9WiVyljjs&feature=youtu.be&a
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTbyQ6y6svE&feature=youtu.be&a
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3ajbCCDK7c&feature=youtu.be&a
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIpF_BRY6dQ&feature=youtu.be&a
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1hxDuwBYRQ&feature=youtu.be&a
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssMERcPbS7g

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