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13 July 2013
2014 FIVB World Championship Qualifier
Praia, Cape Verde, July 7, 2013- Host Cape Verde clinched the gold medal of Men's Pool B African Qualifier for the 2014 FIVB World Championship held at Pavihao Vana Dwart Hall in Praia, Cape Verde on Sunday following their magnificent victory against experienced Senegal team in a thrilling tiebreaker.
Cape Verde won the final match against Senegal 3-2 (25-20, 18-25, 20-25, 25-22, 17-15) in front of 1200 excited spectators.
The winners improved their win- loss ratio in the three nation tournament to 2-0, while Senegal dropped to 1-1 but both teams secured tickets to the second round which is the zonal phase of the qualifier in October and November 2013. Sierra Leone finished third with 0-3.