Dates and Organizers of World Champs Africa qualifying final phase confirmed

6 January 2014

Cairo, Egypt, January 6, 2014 - The African Volleyball Confederation has confirmed the dates and organizers for the third and final phase of the African qualification tournaments for the 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Championships, which are due to be held in Poland and Italy in September and October later this year.

 

 

 

Fifteen teams will be participating in the men's qualifiers and will be divided into three pools of five. The winner of each pool will secure a ticket to the finals in Poland, which will take place from September 3 to 18.

 

 

 

Cameroon will organize the first men's group (Pool T) from February 12 to 18, 2014 which will include the participation of Algeria, Nigeria, Rwanda and Gabon besides the organizer.

 

 

 

The second group (Pool U) will be held in Kenya, being joined by Botswana, Zambia and Cape Verde and Egypt to play the tournament in Nairobi from February 5-11, 2014. Egypt will wait the approval of the FIVB to participate if they fulfilled compliance with FIVB decision.

 

 

 

Tunisia will host the third group (Pool V) where they will battle it out against the Seychelles, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal and Niger for a ticket to the finals.

 

 

 

The women's third round qualifiers feature 14 teams and are divided into two pools where the winner of both will clinch a ticket to the finals in Italy, which will be held from September 23 to October 12.

 

 

 

Algeria will be hosting the first group (Pool T) from February 23 to March 2, 2014 where the hosts along with Botswana, Ghana, Cameroon, RD Congo, Nigeria and Egypt will contest a ticket to the finals.

 

 

 

Kenya will organize the second women's group (Pool U) from February 16 to 23, 2014 with the Seychelles, Uganda, Tunisia, Senegal, Mozambique and Cape Verde all participating.

 

 

 

Men's tournaments dates and organizers

 

Men Pools

Pool 1 (T)

Pool 2 (U)

Pool 3 (V)

Organizer

Cameroon

Kenya

Tunisia

Dates

12-18 February 2014

5-11 February 2014

2-8 March 2014

Participating teams

Cameroon

Egypt (If FIVB Approves)

Tunisia

Algeria

Botswana

Seychelles

Nigeria

Zambia

Congo Brazzaville

Rwanda

Cape Verde

Senegal

Gabon

Kenya

Niger

 

 

 

Women's tournaments dates and organizers

 

Women Pools

Pool 1 (T)

Pool 2 (U)

Organizers

Algeria

Kenya

Dates

23 February- 2 March 2014

16-23 February 2014

Participating teams

Algeria

Kenya

Botswana

Seychelles

Ghana

Uganda

Cameroon

Tunisia

RD Congo

Senegal

Nigeria

Mozambique

Egypt (If FIVB approves)

Cape Verde

 

 

 



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