Quarter final lineup completed at the Women’s African Club Champs

11 March 2018

2018 Women's African Club Championship- Day 5

 

 

Cairo, Egypt, March 10, 2018- The frame of the quarterfinal at the 2018 women’s African club championship completed at the end of the preliminary round of the competition on Saturday in Cairo, Egypt as Carthage, Prisons, Pipeline, Bafia, Ahly, Shams, Customs, and Revenue all made it through to the knockout stage that will start on Monday March 12.

 

Defending champions Carthage, who had booked their qualification earlier, crushed Bafia of Cameroun 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-15) in Pool B to remain unbeaten.

 

Host Ahly finally book the ticket to the quarterfinals with a resounding 3-0 (25-8, 25-15, 25-10) triumph against Nyong of Cameroun. Ahly finished top of pool A without a defeat.

 

In the lead up to the last eight showdowns Nigeria’s customs beat Douanes to get their ticket to the last eight. The Nigerian got the ticket in a dramatic 3-1 (25-10, 21-25, 25-15, 25-17) win in Pool D to join Prisons.

 

Prisons who already confirmed their progress on Friday, proved that they a force to be reckon with after winning the pool with another 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-14) against INJS of Cameroun.

 

Rwanda Revenue Authority leapfrogged Nkumba University from Uganda to qualify to the quarterfinals rounds with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-19) crushing to finish second behind host Ahly.

 

Another match that was decided before Saturday gave a leading voice to Pipeline of Kenya to finished topped of pool C as they passed through FAP of Cameroun 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-16) to top pool C.

 

Egypt’s El Shams ultimately confirmed their qualifications to the quarterfinals with a win in their final pool match. They beat Congo’s DGSP in an emphatic 3-0 (25-9, 25-9, 25-17) crushing to finish second in pool C behind Pipeline.

 

Chlef of Algeria beat Botswana’s BDF 6 3-1 (21-25, 29-27, 25-21, 25-14). Both side could not manage to get a quarterfinal ticket but it was a very valuable point for Chlef as they finished on 3rd in pool B.

 

Day 5 results

Revenue (RWA) v Nkumba (UGA) 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-19) Pool A

Ahly (EGY) v Nyong (CMR) 3-0 (25-8, 25-15, 25-10) Pool A

Carthage (TUN) v Bafia (CMR) 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-15) Pool B

Chlef (ALG) v BDF 6 (BOT) 3-1 (21-25, 29-27, 25-21, 25-14) Pool B

Pipeline (KEN) v FAP (CMR) 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-16) Pool C

Shams (EGY) v DGSP (CGO) 3-0 (25-9, 25-9, 25-17) Pool C

Customs (NIG) v Douanes (BUR) 3-1 (25-10, 21-25, 25-15, 25-17) Pool D

Prisons (KEN) v INJS (CMR) 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-14) Pool D