D Men - Ghana claim gold

30 July 2013

2014 World championship Qualifier

CAVB Pool D Men- Day 3

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, July 27, 2013- Ghana Men's volleyball team captured the gold medal of the Men's African Pool D qualifier for the 2014 World Championship at the end of the three nation round robin tournament held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso this weekend.

 

The tournament showed Ghana, Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire competition for two tickets for the zonal phase of the qualifier to be held next October and September, where Ghana and Burkina made it through finishind in the first ans secons position.

 

 Burkina Faso defeated Ghana in the first match 3-2 (25-15, 17-25, 25-20, 19-25, 16-14) in a thrilling match lasting more than two hours.

 

 The second match showed Ghana beating Cote d'Ivoire 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-21) to regain the style.

 

 In the third and final match Cote d'Ivoire beat Burkina Faso 3-2 (25-21, 23-25, 25-20, 23-25, 15-11)

the three teams were equal in win loss ratio of 1-1, but Ghana won by points according to the CAVB regulation Ghana won the gold and Burkina the silver as both qualified to the zonal phase, while Cote d'Ivoire came third.

 

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

51

24 July

BUR-GHA

3-2

25-15

17-25

25-20

19-25

16-14

102-99

2:02

 

52

25 July

GHA-CIV

3-0

25-22

25-18

25-21

   

75-61

1:23

 

53

26 July

CIV-BUR

3-2

25-21

23-25

25-20

23-25

15-11

111-102

2:05

 

 

Ranking

Countries proceeding to the zonal Phase

 

1.

Ghana

Ghana

2.

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

3.

Cote d'Ivoire

 

 



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