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16 January 2014
Cairo, Egypt, January 14, 2014- African Volleyball confederation will organise a new edition for Beach Volleyball continental Championships for Youth Boys and Girls U17 in 2014. The new competition will act as a qualifier for the FIVB World Championship of this age category.
The finals of FIVB competition is proposed to be organized next August which will show the top 6 African teams to qualify to the prestigious FIVB event.
The African beach VB competition will be held in 2 phases; Zonal phase which qualify the top teams to the CAVB Cup finals where the six top ranked teams clinch the World Champs tickets.
Africa organised since 2 years the CAVB Cup for U19, U21 and U23 before the new age category U17 will be introduced for the first time in 2014.
"The new event will be a good occasion for African NFs to create new generations of younger age, which will sure reflect on more progress of the sport in Africa," said CAVB Beach Director May Alaa.
"Now all NFs have to work hard from the school age to develop volleyball for future after the great success of the other age groups created in the last couple of years."
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