Algeria's GSP claim historic Women's African Club Championship's title

28 April 2014

2014 Women's African Club Championship- Final 

Carthage, Tunisia, April 27, 2014- Algeria's GSP won the 2014 Women's African Club Championship after historic win against 5 time champions Kenya Prisons 3-0 (30-28, 25-15, 25-9) in a historic final held at Sidi Bousaid Hall in Tunis, Tunisia on Sunday. 

 

 GSP added their second title in the history and revenged their defeat last year against Prisons in a ground breaking five set final.

 

 On the other hand Prisons lost the first title since 2010 after 4 straight wins and 5 in total.

 

 Outstanding hitter Zohra Ben Salem was the key factor of the victory not only with the 16 points she scored to come as the match scorer, but also with her leadership and spirit with the experienced setter Fatma Okazi. From Prisons side Nasiche Makuto was her team scorer with 10 points.

 

 The first set was the most exciting part of the match as defending champions Prisons lost several set points before GSP won after a thrilling come back 30-28. After wards Prisons lost the motivations, whuile GSP played their best to win widely the second and third sets.

 

 Kenya Pipleines overwhelmed Carthage (Tunisia) 3-1 (25-20, 25-14, 19-25, 25-22) in the 3rd place match to claim the bronze medal.

 

Egypt's El Shams claimed the 5th place after the crashed Sfax (Tunisia) after a thrilling tiebreaker 3-2 (21-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-12, 15-12). 

 

 Injis (Cameroon) defeated their rivals FAP 3-1 (25-18, 25-16, 18-25, 25-21) to finish their campaign at the 7th place.

 

Final Standings

1.     GSP ALG

2.     PRISONS KEN

3.     PIPELINE KEN

4.     CARTHAGE TUN

5.     EL SHAMS EGY

6.     SFAXIEN TUN

7.     INJS CMR

8.     FAP CMR

9.     CHLEF ALG

10.  APR RWA

11.  BAFIA CMR

12.  NDEJJE UGA

13.  BEJAIA ALG

14.  WATER SPORTS ETH

15.  NKUMBA UNIVERSITY UGA

16.  MAN MANGA

 



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