Kenya and Cameroon record third win as Tunisia top the African classic at Women's African Nations

16 September 2013

 Nairobi. Kenya, September 16, 2013- Host and 7 time African champions Kenya claimed their third victory in row against 2011 runner up Algeria 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-13), while Cameroon marked also third win against Senegal in the third day of the 2013 Women's African nations Championship held at Kasarani Moi International Sports Center in Nairobi, Kenya on Monday. 
 
 The exciting day featured also a valuable victory for Tunisia over Egypt 3-0 (25-21, 28-26. 25-18) in another classic North African derby
 
 At the end of the competition third day Kenya led the standings by 9 points from win- loss ratio of 3-0 and remained as they only team who didn't drop a set, followed by Cameroon 7 points from three victory. Both Kenya and Cameroon are the only unbeaten teams in the tournament till now.  Tunisia comes third with 6 points (2-1), Senegal fourth with 3 points (1-2) ahead of both Egypt and Algeria 1 point (both 0-3).
 
 Tuesday will be a rest day for all the participating teams before the competition resume on Wednesday or the fourth day of the round robin tournament.
 
Cameroon v Senegal 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-21)
 
 Cameroon continued their winning rhythm as they took over Senegal 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-21) in their third match lasting 73 minutes.
 
 Cameroon improved their win- loss ratio to 3-0, while Senegal dropped to 1-2 in three matches played by each team.
 
 Outstanding spiker Nana Tchoudjang hammered the Senegalese with 19 points to finish as the match and her team scorer followed by Bassoko Moma 11 points. Binetou Sow was Senegal's best scorer with 11 points followed by Sokhna Gueye 10 points.
 
 The dominance of Cameroon blockers made the difference as they succeeded to stop their opponent attacks. On the other hand Cameroon depended on the quick attacks through the centers which was potent weapon in the crucial moments of the match.
 
Tunisia v Egypt 3-0 (25-21, 28-26. 25-18)
 
Tunisia claimed a valuable victory against their rivals Egypt 3-0 (25-21, 28-26. 25-18) in a classic North African clash, lasting 82 minutes.
 
 Tunisia improved their win- loss ratio in three matches to 2-1, while Egypt dropped to 0-3, but both teams have now narrow hopes of top positions.
 
 Outside hitters Nihel Ghoul and Kaouthar Jemall were Tunisia's best scorers with 13 points each, while Aya Elshamy and Nirmeen Seifelnasr contributed 9 points each for their team as best scorers.
 
 Egypt early led in each of the first and second sets, but due to the frequent mistakes done in reception and attacks they lost both sets before Tunisia overwhelmed the situation in the third set to win 3-0. Tunisia concluded the match in better statistics in all the skills specially the serving and the serving and blocking.
 
Kenya v Algeria 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-13)
 
 Kenya flew past Algeria  3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-13) in a repeat of 2011 edition final to stay as the only team who didn't conceded a set in the tournament so far.
 
 The host improved to 3-0 and raised their points to 9, While Algeria dropped to 0-3.
 
Kenya's outside spiker Mercy Moim and Center Bracksides Khadambi claimed 13 points for their team as best scorer, while Algeria's Mouni Abderrahim was her team scorer with 7 points
 
 Kenya put a great pressure upon their opponent with the service beside using their strong middle blockers from position 3.
 
Results

No
Date
Teams
Set
Result per set (points)
Total
Points
Time
Audience
1
2
3
4
5
1
14-Sep
CMR-EGY
3-2
25-23
21-25
26-24
15-25
15-8
102-105
2:01
300
2
14-Sep
TUN-ALG
3-2
25-17
22-25
25-12
22-25
15-6
109-85
1:48
100
3
14-Sep
SEN-KEN
0-3
20-25
20-25
16-25
 
 
56-75
1:14
500
4
15-Sep
EGY-KEN
0-3
20-25
20-25
12-25
 
 
52-75
1:08
800
5
15-Sep
ALG-SEN
0-3
18-25
15-25
19-25
 
 
52-75
1:17
200
6
15-Sep
CMR-TUN
3-2
25-12
20-25
22-25
25-17
15-11
107-90
2:00
500
7
16-Sep
TUN-EGY
3-0
25-21
28-26
25-18
 
 
78-65
1:22
100
8
16-Sep
SEN-CMR
0-3
17-25
15-25
21-25
 
 
53-75
1:13
50
9
16-Sep
KEN-ALG
3-0
25-19
25-15
25-13
 
 
75-47
1:05
200

 
Standings

Rk
Code
Team
Points
Matches
Results Details
Sets
Points
Played
Won
Lost
3-0
3-1
3-2
2-3
1-3
0-3
Won
Lost
Ratio
Won
Lost
Ratio
1
KEN KENYA
9
3
3
 
3
 
 
 
 
 
9
 
MAX
225
155
1.452
2
CMR CAMEROUN
7
3
3
 
1
 
2
 
 
 
9
4
2.250
284
248
1.145
3
TUN TUNISIE
6
3
2
1
1
 
1
1
 
 
8
5
1.600
277
257
1.078
4
SEN SENEGAL
3
3
1
2
1
 
 
 
 
2
3
6
0.500
184
202
0.911
5
EGY EGYPT
1
3
 
3
 
 
 
1
 
2
2
9
0.222
222
255
0.871
6
ALG ALGERIA
1
3
 
3
 
 
 
1
 
2
2
9
0.222
184
259
0.710

 
2013 Women's African Nations Championship performances
Top Scoring Performances
27 – Aya Elshami of Egypt v Cameroon (September 14)
22 – Nana Tchoudjang of Cameroon v Tunisia (September 15)
21 – Nihel Ghoul of Tunisia v Algeria (September 14)
20 – Nana Tchoudjang of Cameroon v Egypt (September 14)
19 – Nana Tchoudjang of Cameroon v Senegal (September 16)
18 – Mouni Abderrahim of Algeria v Tunisia (September 14)
18 – Ruth Jepngetich of Kenya v Egypt (September 15)
 
Top Blocking Performances
7 – Youomkil Ngo of Cameroon v Tunisia (September 15)
6 – Mbala Eba'a of Cameroon v Tunisia (September 15)
5 – Sokhna Gueye of Senegal v Cameroon (September 16)
5 – Sokhna Gueye of Senegal v Algeria (September 15)
4 – Farida Alaskalany of Egypt v Kenya (September 15)
4 – Violet Makuto of Kenya v Egypt (September 15)
4 – Bassoko Moma of Cameroon v Tunisia (September 15)
4 – Mbala Eba'a of Cameroon v Egypt (September 14)
4 – Farida Alaskalany of Egypt v Cameroon (September 14)
4 – Maissa Lengliz of Egypt v Cameroon (September 14)
4 – Ruth Jepngetich of Kenya v Senegal (September 14)
 
Top Blocking Performances by Team
24 – Cameroon v Tunisia (September 15)
13 – Senegal v Algeria (September 15)
12 – Tunisia v Algeria (September 14)
11 – Cameroon v Senegal (September 16)
11 – Kenya v Egypt (September 15)
11 – Cameroon v Egypt (September 14)
 
Top Serving Performances
5 – Ruth Jepngetich of Kenya v Egypt (September 15)
3 – Fatma Djoud of Algeria v Tunisia (September 14)
 
Top Serving Performances by Team
9 – Kenya v Egypt (September 15)
7 – Kenya v Senegal (September 14)
6 – Cameroon v Senegal (September 16)
5 – Cameroon v Egypt (September 14)
 
Highest Scorer by Day
Day 1: Aya Elshami of Egypt v Cameroon 27 (September 14)
Day 2: Nana Tchoudjang of Cameroon v Tunisia  22 (September 15)
Day 3: Nana Tchoudjang of Cameroon v Tunisia  19 (September 16)
 
Highest Set Score
Day 1: Cameroon v Egypt , 26-24
Day 2: Cameroon v Tunisia 25-22
Day 3: Tunisia v Egypt 28-26
 
Highest Scoring Matches
Day 1: Cameroon v Egypt , 3-2 (25-23, 21-25, 26-24, 15-25, 15-8) – 207 points
Day 2: Cameroon v Tunisia , 3-2 (25-12, 20-25, 22-25, 25-17, 15-11) – 197 Points
Day 3: Tunisia v Egypt , 3-0 (25-21, 28-26, 25-18) – 143 Points
 
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