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Six clubs confirm quarterfinal tickets at Women's African Club Championship

 
Ndejje Uganda in reception
 
Carthage, Tunisia, April 20, 2014 – The favourites of the 2014 Women's African Club Championship continued their success on the second day of the tournament, with hosts Carthage of Tunisia, defending champions Kenya Prison and Egypt’s Shams, Cameroon’s FAP and Injis, GSP of Algeria and Kenya Pipeline securing their second wins in Carthage, Tunisia on Sunday.

Before the third and last day of the preliminary, round 6 teams secured their qualification tickets to the quarterfinal of the competitions, leaving only two tickets for Monday's matches as Carthage, Injis (Pool A), Prison, Shams (Pool B), Pipeline and FAP (Pool D) made it to the second round.

In Pool A, host Carthage of Tunisia secured second win against Nkumba University of Uganda 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-10), to improve their competition record to 2-0.

Injis of Cameroon hammered Water Sports of Ethiopia 3-0 (25-14, 25-18,26-24) to also reach a 2-0 record. Both Carthage and Injis booked their tickets to the quarterfinals.

Pool B featured a thrilling victory for Shams of Egypt over Bafia of Cameroon in an epic tiebreaker 3-2 (23-25, 24-26, 25-19, 25-23, 15-13). Defending champions Prisons beat Bejaia of Algeria 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-23). Prisons lead the pool, followed by Shams, as both teams already qualified to the quarterfinal.

GSP of Algeria continued their victories and flew past Manga Sport of Gabon 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-13) in Pool C, while Sfax (TUN) overwhelmed Ndeje University of Uganda 3-1 (26-24, 25-13, 21-25, 25-18). This Pool will show a decisive day on Monday to determine who moves on to the second round.

Pool D showed Kenya Pipeline playing their utmost to defeat Chlef of Algeria 3-1 (17-25, 25-10, 25-16, 25-14). In the match of the day FAP of Cameroon defeated APR of Rwanda in an exciting five setter 3-2 (21-25, 28-26, 22-25, 26-24, 15-13). Pipeline and FAP booked their tickets to the knock out stage.





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