Botswana claim Men's gold

7 July 2013

2014 FIVB World Championship Qualifier 

Pool J Men- Day 3 

Botswana claim Men's gold 

 

 Maputo, Mozambique, July 8, 2013- Botswana Men's and women's volleyball teams claimed the gold medals of both African Pool J Qualification Tournaments  for the 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship held in Maputo, Mozambique.

 

 Botswana men team continued their winning rhythm after they trounced host Mozambique 3-1 (25-19, 25-15, 29-31, 25-14) in the third and final day of the round robin tournament on Saturday.

 

 The victory raised Botswana win- loss ratio to 3-0 to win the 4 nation championship leaving host Mozambique at the second position with 2-1.

 

 Lesotho claimed their first win against Swaziland 3-1 (18-25,-25-18, 25-20, 25-18) to finish third.

 

 Botswana, Mozambique and Lesotho secured their ticket to the World championship from Pool J to the zonal phase of the World Championship qualifier.

 

Results Pool J Men

July 3: Botswana v Swaziland 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-14)

            Lesotho v Mozambique 1-3 (14-25, 17-25, 25-19, 16-25)

July 4: Swaziland v Mozambique 0-3 (17-25, 18-25, 17-25)

            Botswana v Lesotho 3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-16)

July 6: Lesotho v Swaziland 3-1 (18-25,-25-18, 25-20, 25-18)

            Mozambique v Botswana 1-3 (19-25, 15-25, 31-29, 14-25)

 

Ranking

1.      Botswana

2.      Mozambique

3.      Lesotho

4.      Swaziland 



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