Egypt two sets away from fifth consecutive crown

27 September 2013

Sousse, Tunisia, September 26, 2013- Defending champions Egypt claimed their fourth win in row against Algeria 3-2 (25-22 25-18 24-26 18-25 15-9) in the fourth day of the 2013 Men's African Nations Championship held in Sousse, Tunisia on Thursday.

 

With third victory Egypt improved to win- loss ratio of 4-0 with 11 points, while Algeria dropped to 0-4 with 4 points.

 

 Now Egypt team is only two sets away from their fifth consecutive crown when they meet Morocco on the fifth and final day of the 6 nation round robin tournament as they topped the competition with 11 points followed by host Tunisia who defeated Morocco 3-1 (27-29, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18) with 3-1 ratio (8 points). Morocco came third with 3-1 (7 points) ahead of Cameroon who came fourth following a straight sets (25-16 25-17 25-19) win against Libya with 2-1 (6 points). Algeria (4 points) and Libya (0 points) both winless with 0-4 are ranked fifth and sixth.

 

 Tunisia came from one set behind to clinch a 3-1 (27-29, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18) over Morocco who suffer their first defeat. After Morocco played their best in the first and second sets where the result was level 1-1, Tunisia dominated the match using their spike service to win the third and fourth sets.

 

 Cameroon took over Libya 3-0 (25-16 25-17 25-19) in 72 minutes to secure their second win and improve to 2-2 with 6 points. Libya dropped to 0-4 with zero points.  

 

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

22-Sep

EGY-CMR

3-0

25-17

25-21

25-23

 

 

75-61

1:21

150

2

22-Sep

ALG-MAR

2-3

25-21

20-25

25-22

18-25

13-15

101-108

2:23

150

3

22-Sep

TUN-LBA

3-0

25-14

25-19

25-16

 

 

75-49

1:15

300

4

23-Sep

MAR-LBA

3-1

25-22

22-25

25-23

25-16

 

97-86

1:52

170

5

23-Sep

CMR-ALG

3-2

25-22

21-25

18-25

25-23

15-12

104-107

2:19

300

6

23-Sep

TUN-EGY

1-3

25-22

20-25

23-25

20-25

 

88-97

1:58

500

7

24-Sep

MAR-CMR

3-2

25-23

25-20

26-28

17-25

15-13

108-109

2:24

150

8

24-Sep

LBA-EGY

1-3

16-25

14-25

25-23

16-25

 

71-98

1:42

160

9

24-Sep

ALG-TUN

2-3

23-25

26-24

25-18

22-25

14-16

110-108

2:15

200

10

26-Sep

EGY-ALG

3-2

25-22

25-18

24-26

18-25

15-9

107-100

2:19

60

11

26-Sep

CMR-LBA

3-0

25-16

25-17

25-19

 

 

75-52

1:12

120

12

26-Sep

TUN-MAR

3-1

27-29

26-24

25-22

25-18

 

103-93

2:17

200

 

Standings

Rk

Code

Country

Points

Matches

Points

Sets

Won

Lost

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

EGY

EGYPT

11

4

 

377

320

1,178

12

4

3,000

2

TUN

TUNISIA

8

3

1

374

349

1,072

10

6

1,667

3

MAR

MOROCCO

7

3

1

406

399

1,018

10

8

1,250

4

CMR

CAMEROON

6

2

2

349

342

1,020

8

8

1,000

5

ALG

ALGERIA

4

 

4

418

427

0,979

8

12

0,667

6

LBA

LIBYA

 

 

4

258

345

0,748

2

12

0,167

 

 



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