Pool H - Kenya Beats Egypt in a Thriller at World Championship qualifier Pool H

1 August 2013

2014 World Championship Qualifier

CAVB Pool H Women

Nairobi, Egypt, July 31, 2013- Kenya beat Egypt 3-1 (25-17, 25-15, 18-25, 25-22) in a thrilling and exciting match on final day of the World Championships Qualification Tournament Pool H held on Tuesday in Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Kenya improved their win- loss ratio in the 5 nation tournament to 4-0 to pick up gold while Egypt dropped to 3-1 to finish second.

 

 Now bronze medallists Uganda joins both Kenya and Egypt to the zonal phase of the World Champs Qualification to be held next October and November.

 

The match between the two old rival teams, like it has been a tradition for many years, lived up to its billing as  the “Clash of the Titans” at  the Nairobi qualifier as the two teams did not disappoint the hundreds of fans who  thronged Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani the venue of the competition.

 

Kenya took charge of the match from onset winning with ease the first two sets 25-17 and 25-15. However, Egypt had other ideas in the third set in which they came out strongly to open a huge range to lead 8:1 at the time of the first Technical Time Out (TTO) and going on to win the set with a score of 25-18.

 

In the fourth set, it was Kenya’s turn to control the set and like their counterparts, led 8-1 at the first Technical Time Out but Egypt reeled them in to tie the score at 18:18 and take the lead at 21:20 before Kenya recovering to win the set at 25:22.

 

Results

M/No.

MATCHES

Sets Results

Results per set (points)

Total Pts

Time (Mins)

1

2

3

4

5

1

EGYPT

Vs

TANZANIA

3

:

0

25

:

9

25

:

12

25

:

11

 

:

 

 

:

 

75

:

32

54

2

BURUNDI

Vs

KENYA

0

:

3

9

:

25

9

:

25

10

:

25

 

:

 

 

:

 

28

:

75

50

3

TANZANIA

Vs

BURUNDI

3

:

1

25

:

16

18

:

25

25

:

17

25

:

23

 

:

 

93

 

81

104

4

UGANDA

Vs

EGYPT

0

:

3

12

:

25

15

:

25

12

:

25

 

:

 

 

:

 

39

:

75

68

5

BURUNDI

Vs

UGANDA

0

:

3

10

:

25

6

:

25

11

:

25

 

:

 

 

:

 

27

 

75

63

6

KENYA

Vs

TANZANIA

3

:

0

25

:

10

25

:

11

25

:

16

 

:

 

 

:

 

75

:

37

63

7

EGYPT

Vs

BURUNDI

3

:

0

25

:

14

25

:

10

25

:

11

 

:

 

 

:

 

75

 

35

54

8

UGANDA

Vs

KENYA

0

:

3

20

:

25

18

:

25

14

:

25

 

:

 

 

:

 

52

:

75

75

9

TANZANIA

Vs

UGANDA

0

:

3

15

:

25

16

:

25

16

:

25

 

 

 

 

:

 

47

 

75

81

10

KENYA

Vs

EGYPT

3

:

1

25

:

17

25

:

15

18

 

25

25

:

22

 

:

 

93

:

79

100

 

Final Ranking

           

Rank

Team

Points

Matches

sets

scores

Won

Lost

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

KENYA

12

4

0

12

1

12.1

318

196

1.62

2

EGYPT

9

3

1

10

3

3.33

304

199

1.53

3

UGANDA

6

2

2

6

6

1.00

241

226

1.07

4

TANZANIA

3

1

3

1

10

0.10

209

306

0.68

5

BURUNDI

0

0

4

1

12

0.08

171

318

0.54

 

 



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