Kenya and Algeria to final spot

20 November 2012

Nairobi, Algeria, August 23, 2011- Kenya and Algeria qualified for the final of the 2011 African Nations Championship held in Nairobi, Kenya after beating Senegal and Egypt respectively in the semifinal matches.

 

 Kenya were too strong for Senegal whom they beat (3-0 of 25-10, 25-15, 25-18) without much resistance.

 

 Algeria had to dig deep to overcome Egypt 3-1 (16-25, 25-27, 25-18, 20-25) in a thrilling encounter that could have go neither way.

 

 In the ranking matches, Cameroon beat Botswana 3-1 (25-23, 25-22,19-25, 25-21) in an entertaining tie. Tunisia beat Nigeria 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 27-25) with Nigeria twice allowing the opponent team to rally from behind to win the second and third sets.

 

Semifinal results

Position 5-8

Match No. 17  Cameroun Vs Botswana           (3-1) 25-23, 25-22, 19-25, 25-21

                  18  Nigeria Vs Tunisia                    (0-3) 16-25, 23-25, 25-27 

Semi Finals

Match No. 19  Kenya Vs Senegal                    (3-0) 25-10, 25-15, 25-18

Match No. 20  Egypt Vs Algeria                      (1-3) 16-25, 25-27, 25-18, 20-25

 

Ranking positions August 23:

7-8 Positions: Botswana v Nigeria

5-6: Positions: Tunisia v Cameroon

 

Final and bronze medal August 24:

3-4 Positions Senegal v Egypt

Final Algeria v Kenya 



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