Cameroon, Congo and Gabon through to final phase of World Champs qualifier
Cameroon Men's team celebrate zone 4 gold medal

Cameroon Men's team celebrate zone 4 gold medal

10 November 2013

Brazzaville, Congo, November 10, 2013- Cameroon clinched the gold medal of Zone 4 (Pool P) of 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship qualifier held in Brazzaville, Congo November 7-9, 2013 after they won their 3 matches in the 4 nation tournament.

 

 Host Congo Brazzaville and Gabon secured their tickets to the final phase of the qualifier as top two ranked teams of the zone as Cameroon is automatically qualified being one of the top three teams in the FIVB ranking.  

 

 Cameroon defeated Gabon 3-1 (25-13, 25-23, 23-25, 25-15) in their first match before they overcame Chad 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-17) in the second encounter. They continued their clean cheat by hardly beating host Congo Brazzaville 3-2 (24-26, 25-11, 25-20, 18-25,15-8) to finish at the top of the standings with 3-0 and 8 points.

 

 Congo Brazzaville joined Cameroon to the final phase of the qualifier after they finished in the second position with win- loss ratio of 2-1 (7 points). Gabon came third with 1-2 (2 points) to secure also their qualification ticket. Chad terminated in the fourth position (0-3 with 1 point).

 

 In the Men's African qualifications, the top two teams from Zone 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 will join Zone 1 and 7 champions to the final phase of the qualifier. The 12 teams will be joined also by the top three African ranked teams in the FIVB Ranking making over a total of 15 teams to be divided into three final pools. The champions of each pool secure their tickets to the finals of the 2014 FIVB Men's World Championship in Poland.

 

Results

Match No

TEAMS

SETS

POINTS

1

CAMEROON (CMR)   Vs   GABON (GAB)

3 : 1

25-13 ; 25-23 ; 23-25 ; 25-15    (98  / 76)

2

CHAD (CHA)   Vs   CONGO (CGO)

0 : 3

18-25 ; 12-25 ; 21-25                    (51  / 75)

3

CAMEROON (CMR)   Vs   CHAD (CHA)

3 : 0

25-19; 25-10 ; 25-17                     (75  / 46)

4

GABON (GAB)     Vs   CONGO (CGO)

0 : 3

23-25 ; 14-25 ; 11-25                    (48  / 75)

5

CHAD (CHA)   Vs   GABON (GAB)

2 : 3

25-21;25-22;26-28;22-25;12-15   (110 / 111)

6

CAMEROON (CMR)  Vs   CONGO (CGO)

3 : 2

24-26;25-11;25-20;18-25;15-8     (107 / 90)

 

Standings

Rank

TEAMS

MATCHES

POINTS

SETS

Total

Won

Lost

PTS

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

CAMEROON

3

3

0

8

280

 212

1.321

9

3

3.000

2

CONGO

3

2

1

7

240

 206

1.165

8

2

4.000

3

GABON

3

1

2

2

235

 283

0.830

4

8

0.500

4

CHAD

3

0

3

1

207

 261

0.793

2

9

0.222

 

Men's final pools

Pool 1: Cameroon- Zone 1 winner- Zone 3 winner- Zone 5 winner- Zone 4 runner up

Pool 2: Egypt- Zone 6 winner- Zone 2 winner- Zone 5 runner up- Zone 6 runner up

Pool 3: Tunisia: Zone 7 winner- Zone 4 winner- Zone 2 runner up- Zone 3 runner up

Pool 1

Pool 2

Pool 3

Cameroon

Egypt

Tunisia

Zone 1 winner

Botswana

Seychelles

Nigeria

Zambia

Congo Brazzaville

Zone 5 winner

Zone 2 Winner

Zone 2 runner up

Gabon

Zone 5 runner

Niger

 



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