Pool J - Botswana Swaziland and Mozambique women proceed to zonal phase

7 July 2013

2014 FIVB World Championship Qualifier  

Pool J Women- Day 3

Botswana Swaziland and Mozambique women proceed to zonal phase  

 

Maputo, Mozambique, July 5, 2013- Botswana women's volleyball team claimed the gold medal of Pool J African qualifier for the 2014 World Championship to qualify to the zonal phase alon with Swaziland and Mozambique.

 

 Botswana downed host Mozambique 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-15) in the third and final day of the 4 nation round robin tournament improving their win- loss ratio to 3-0, while Mozambique dropped to 1-2 and finish in the third position.

 

  Swaziland continued their surprises and flew past Lesotho 3-1 (19-25, 25-22, 25-16, 25-20) to improve to 2-1, while Lesotho dropped to 0-3 at the bottom of the table.

 

Now the top three teams Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique continue their way to the zonal phase to be held in October and November 2013.

 

Results Pool J Women

July 3: Botswana v Swaziland 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-11).

            Lesotho v Mozambique 0-3 (14-25, 10-25, 11-25)

July 4: Swaziland v Mozambique 3-2 (23-25, 25-15, 25-19, 20-25, 15-12)

            Botswana v Lesotho 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-15)

July 6: Lesotho v Swaziland 1-3 (25-19, 22-25, 16-25, 20-25)

            Mozambique v Botswana 0-3 (12-25, 15-25, 15-25)

 

Final ranking

1.      Botswana

2.      Swaziland

3.      Mozambique

4.      Lesotho

 

Individual Awards

 

BEST

COUNTRY

NAME

Service

6

Swaziland

Thendeka Gama

Defence

10

Swaziland

Jbulisile Khathwane

Libero

1

Lesotho

Nthabiseng Mabona

Setter

8

Botswana

Kelebogile Mahupela

Spiker

2

Mozambique

Marilia Magaia

Blocker

17

Botswana

Tracy Chaba

MVP

7

Botswana

Gaoleseletse Gasekgonwe

 



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