Quarterfinal line up completed - Day 5

23 April 2013

Tripoli, Libya, April 23, 2013- The three Libyan teams Ahly Tripoli, El Swahili and Ahly Benghazi beside FAP (Cameroon), Sfax, Esperance (Both from Tunisia), Prisons (KEN) and Autoridade Tributaria (Mozambique) complete the quarterfinal line up of the 2013Men’s African Club Championship following the end of the preliminary round on Tuesday.

 

 In Pool A, Ahly Tripoli (LBA) overcame FAP (CMR) in a thrilling tiebreaker 3-2 (25-21, 19-25, 20-25, 25-20, 15-12) to lead the pool but both teams confirmed their qualification tickets to the quarterfinal.  

 

In Pool B Sfax (TUN) continued winning rhythm and beat Borj Bou Arririj (ALG) 3-0 (25-22, 25- 17, 25-20). Ahly Benghazi (LBA) joined Sfax in the quarters after hammering Muzinga (BDI) 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-14).

 

In Pool C, Esperance (TUN) flew past Muger Cement (ETH) 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-12) to lead the pool with win- loss ratio 3-0 followed by Swehli (LIB) 2-1.

 

In Pool D Prisons (KEN) finished also with a clean sheet after they trounced AUC (CIV) 3-0 (25-18, 26-24, 25-15). They will be accompanied by Autoridade Tributaria (MOZ) who became yesterday the first team from Mozambique to secure quarterfinal ticket.

 

Quarterfinal Matches on April 24

1-8 Positions

Al Ahly Tripoli (LBA) v Autoridade Tributaria (MOZ)

Prisons (KEN) v FAP (CAM)                      

Sfaxien (TUN) v Swahili (LBA)   

Esperance (TUN) v Al Ahly Benghazi (LBA)

 

9-16 Positions

Nahda (SUD) v AUC (CIV)

Nemo Stars (UGA) v DGSP (CGO)

Bourj Bouaririj (ALG) v Muger Cement (ETH)

Delta Spikers (NGR) v Muzinga (Burundi)

 

Pool Standings

Pool A                   Played    won   lost    Points

Al Ahly Tarablus      3           3         0        6

FAP                            3           2          1       5

Alnahda                    3           1          2        4

DGSP                         3           0          3        3

 

Pool B                         Played    won   lost    Points

Sfaxien                           4            4       0          8

Al Ahly Benghazi          4            3       1           7

Borj Bou Arririj             4            2       2           6

Muzinga                        4            1        3          5

Daim Hamad                4            0        4          4

 

Pool C                   Played    won   lost    Points

Esperance                  3         3         0         6

Al Ahly Swahili          3          2         1        5

Delta Spikers             3         1          2        4

Muger Cement         3          0          3      3

 

Pool D                                      Played    won   lost    Points

1. Prisons                                       3           3         0        6

2. Autoridade Tributaria             3           2         1        5

3. Nemostars                                3           1         2        4

4. AUC                                            3           0         3        3

 

BY Clive Kyazze, Journalist from Uganda 



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