Ahly crowned Men

6 April 2018

2018 Men's African Club championship- Final   

 

 

Cairo, Egypt, April 5, 2018- Ahly once more proved consistency and claim the 2018 Men's African Club Championship title with a great victory over their compatriots El Guish 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-14) in the final of the competition at Ahly Club in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday.

 

 This is the thirteenth trophy for Ahly after 1980, 1983, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017 and 2018 to maintain their historic record.

 

 After the final match CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani accompanied by Ahly Club Vice President Elamry Farouk presented the trophy to the winners beside the medals for the top 3 teams.

 

 Smouha claimed the bronze medal to make all Egyptian Podium for the first time in the history of the competition after they beat Swehly of Libya in a thrilling encounter 3-2 (25-27, 25-21, 18-25, 29-27, 15-13).

 

 GSU concluded in the best way after they downed Ahly Benighazi of Libya 3-2 (25-19, 25-18, 21-25, 24-26, 15-11) in the ranking match for 5 and 6 places.

 

 Aviation club of Egypt ended their campaign in the 7th position following their tough victory over struggling Kenya 3-2 (25-22, 10-25, 19-25, 28-26, 15-7) for 7 and 8 places.