Ahly Crowned African volleyball Champions

15 March 2018

Cairo, Egypt, March 15, 2018- Ahly has ultimately reach the landmark in African volleyball. Ahly marked their name in history books with their ninth title of the women’s club championship following their exuberant 3-0 (25-9, 29-27, 25-8) hammering over Carthage on Thursday at Ahly Hall in Cairo, Egypt.


The first set started strong and a consistently good of number points led Ahly ahead of Carthage with a 16-5 lead in the second technical time out. Ahly kept up the lead, celebrating a startling win of 25-9.


A few deceitful serves in the second set put Ahly one step ahead of CFC, the reigning champions CFC, struggled to claw back throughout the set. The tension rose with each point. As Ahly continued to pick up their form and they killed the set 29-27 with two ace from them.


In the third set all the pieces seemed to fit together for Ahly. The 2016 winners kept regrouping the balance on court so as to avoid having huge holes, leading 16-5 in the second technical time out.


The entire hall all cheered up the Egyptians for the fight and chanted for their great win against CFC as they reclaimed the crown back to Egypt.


This match had the best support of the tournament with a near full capacity crowd of over 500. They loved every minute of the match and the place shook when Ahly won the last point.


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