Kenya and Tunisia fight for World Championship ticket

21 February 2014

2014 Women's World championship- Day 4 Pool U

 

 

Nairobi, Kenya, February 20, 2014- Hosts Kenya and Tunisia will fight for the first African ticket for the 2014 FIVB Women’s World Championships following their fourth victories in row in the day 4 of African qualification tournament Pool U at Moi International Sports Centre, Nairobi, Kenya on Thursday.

 

The hosts defeated Seychelles 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-11)  to bring their win-loss ratio in the tournament to 4-0.

 

Tunisia maintained their winning ways after they defeated Uganda in straight sets of 25-14, 25-8, 25-19 in the first match of the day.

 

The result brought Tunisia’s win-loss record in the six-nation tournament to 4-0 while Uganda dropped to 2-2.

 

 Tunisian players like Barhouumi Marwa, Agreb Ramah Maissa Lengliz had little difficult in hitting a disjointed Ugandan side especially in the second set where they faced no opposition.

 

Senegal achieved their second victory of the tournament following 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-14) victory against Mozambique in the second match of the day.

 

Senegal achieved their second victory of the tournament following 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-14) victory against Mozambique in the second match of the day.

 

Picking up a better pace after lackluster performance in previous matches, the South Africans proved that they are the rising stars on the horizon as they displayed great game especially in reception and attacks.

 

The results brought Senegal’s win-loss record in the tournament to 2-2 while Mozambique dropped to 0-4.

 

Now Kenya and Tunisia will fight for the world Championship ticket, when they meet together in the competition fifth and last day. The winner will book a ticket to the 2014 Women's World Championship in Italy.

 

Standings

Rank

Team

Points

Matches

sets

scores

Won

Lost

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

KENYA

12

4

0

12

1

12.00

317

191

1.66

2

TUNISIA

12

4

0

12

1

12.00

323

219

1.47

4

SENEGAL

6

2

2

8

7

1.14

319

319

1.00

3

UGANDA

5

2

2

6

9

0.67

284

323

0.88

5

SEYCHELLES

1

0

4

2

12

0.17

289

352

0.82

6

MOZAMBIQUE

0

0

4

1

12

0.08

195

323

0.60

 

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