Beach VB builds up a new momentum for Africa

8 December 2013

Kigali, Rwanda, December 8, 2013-  Beach Volleyball has a special interest in Africa and had a special session of presentation during the CAVB Congress in Kigali, Rwanda on Sunday.


 Beach volleyball created a special era in African volleyball since the implementation of the Continental Cup in 2010 as a qualification process for London 2012 Olympic Games as the number of NFs actively participated in it jumped to 43 countries.


 CAVB Beach VB Director Mrs May Alaa showed the dramatic increase in all parameters of VB since 2010 after organizing the sub zonal and zonal phases of the Continental Cup before the big show at the Finals in Mauritius and Rwanda.


 She also presented the big achievement of having 6 teams in each age category at the FIVB World Championships. one of the big achievements also is the increased Beach VB referees to 35 including 6 females.  


Zone Presidents presented their activity reports and showed the competitions organized within their corresponding zones and also the development programme they had during the past 2 years after CAVB increased the allocations of these zones to decentralise the activities.


 Zone II President Mamadou Ndoye showed the zone created a web site and improved the communication between the different zonal confederations. The zone organised 8 competitions in volleyball and Beach VB which are all qualifying to the World Championships. 4 FIVB and 2 CAVB courses were organised within the zone countries in 2012 and 2013.


 Zone III President David Kabre featured the African most active zone competitions as they organised 7 competitions at the club and National team level beside the courses at both FIVB and CAVB levels. He also showed the marketing activity for the zonal competitions.


 Zone VI President Wilian Nhalpo mentioned that the zone opened a new headquarters in Lesotho in January 2012. They organised Beach volleyball qualifiers for all the age group competitions. They also organised a successful tournament for 2014 World championship qualifier.


 Zone VII president Kaysee Teeroovengadum showed the zone meetings held with 2 years. They hosted 4 courses in Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles beside 2 big club championships.   


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