Tunisia ready to host the last African qualifiers for the World Championship

3 March 2014

2014 Men's World championship- African qualifiers Pool V

 

 

 Tunis, Tunisia, March 2, 2014- Tunisia becomes ready to host the last 2014 World Championships qualification tournament, when they receive five teams of Men's Pool V for the last FIVB prestigious spot  to be held at Menzah Hall in Tunis, Tunisia March 3 to 7, 2014.

 

 The winner of the round robin tournament will earn the third African ticket to the Men's World championship in Poland in August 30 to September 21.

 

 Two African tickets to the Men's World Championship were already determined after Cameroon won pool T in Yaoundé and Egypt clinched Pool U in Nairobi.  

 

 The two Women's African qualifiers for the 2014 World Championship in Italy were already determined after Tunisia won Pool U in Nairobi and Cameroon captured Pool T in Algeria early last week.

 

 Africa Pool V features 5 teams competing for the World championship's ticket including hosts and heavy favourites Tunisia, Seychelles, Congo Brazzaville, Senegal and Niger.

 

 All team already arrived to Tunis and started their training schedule ahead of the matches on Monday.

 

 Opening day will see Senegal facing Seychelles at 16:00 and Tunisia playing Niger at 18:00.

 

 World No. 13 Tunisia who leads the African teams in the FIVB ranking will be great favourites for the World championship ticket with their great experience ahead of the other competition teams.

 

 Tunisia seek the eighth qualification ticket in their history after 1970, 1974, 1978, 2002, 2006 and 2010, while other teams hope their first ever qualification.  

 

Match Schedule

DATE

MATCH No.

 TIME

MATCHES

3-Mar-14

1

16:00

Senegal (SEN)

 

X

Seychelles (SEY)

 

2

18:00

Niger (NIG)

 

X

Tunisia (TUN)

 

4-Mar-14

3

16:00

Congo Brazzaville (CGO)

 

X

Niger (NIG)

 

4

18:00

Tunisia (TUN)

 

X

Senegal (SEN)

 

5-Mar-14

5

16:00

Senegal (SEN)

 

X

Congo Brazzaville (CGO)

 

6

17:00

Seychelles (SEY)

 

X

Tunisia (TUN)

 

6-Mar-14

7

16:00

Congo Brazzaville (CGO)

 

X

Seychelles (SEY)

 

8

18:00

Niger (NIG)

 

X

Senegal (SEN)

 

7-Mar-14

9

16:00

Seychelles (SEY)

 

X

Niger (NIG)

 

10

18:00

Tunisia (TUN)

 

X

Congo Brazzaville (CGO)

 

 

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