Egypt clinch first ever African Women U23 title

10 September 2014

Alger, Algeria, September 9, 2014- Egypt claimed the first ever Women's U23 African Nations championship title following their 3-1 (25-23, 25-16, 23-25, 25-20) victory over hosts Algeria in the third and final day of the competition held at Hacene Harcha hall in Alger, Algeria on Tuesday.

 

 In the other match of the final day Tunisia beat Botswana 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-16) to claim the silver medal.

 

 Now Egypt and Tunisia book their qualification ticket to the 2015 Women's U23 African nations Championship.  

 

 At the end of the 4 nation round robin tournament, Egypt finished with a win- loss ratio of 3-0 to win the title followed by Tunisia 2-1. Algeria claimed the bronze medal with 1-2 before Botswana who came fourth with 0-3. 

 

 Algeria played their best match in the competition against Egypt as they were a strong force led by Celia Bourihane who was the match scorer with 26 points. The first set was very exciting and won by the Egyptians 25-23. After an easy second set 25-16, Algeria regained their rhythm in the third and used their strong tactical service to win 25-23. Egypt led by the middle blocker Farida El Askalany who was her team best scorer succeeded to win 25-20 and the match 3-1.

 

Best Players

 

Best Setter: TUN N° 15 KEBAIER Nihel

Best Receiver: EGY N° 2 AHMED NIHEL

Best Libero: TUN N° 9 KTARI Fatima

Best blocker:   EGY N° 16 HANAFY SARRAH

Best Server: ALG N°18  BOURIHANE CELIA

Best Spiker:  ALG N° 18 BOURIHANE Celia

Must Volleyball Player:  TUN N° 12 MOHAMED Jihen 

 

Results

No

Date

Teams

Set

Result per set (points)

Total
Points

Time

Audience

1

2

3

4

5

1

07-Sep

EGY-TUN

3-0

26-24

25-16

25-18

 

 

76-58

1:31

100

2

07-Sep

BOT-ALG

0-3

14-25

13-25

12-25

 

 

39-75

1:10

100

3

08-Sep

BOT-EGY

0-3

12-25

5-25

7-25

 

 

24-75

1:01

50

4

08-Sep

ALG-TUN

1-3

15-25

21-25

25-17

20-25

 

81-92

1:45

150

5

09-Sep

TUN-BOT

3-0

25-12

25-12

25-16

 

 

75-40

1:06

50

6

09-Sep

EGY-ALG

3-1

25-23

25-16

23-25

25-20

 

98-84

1:55

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

EGY

EGYPT

9

3

3

 

2

1

 

 

 

 

9

1

9,000

249

166

1,500

2

TUN

TUNISIA

6

3

2

1

1

1

 

 

 

1

6

4

1,500

225

197

1,142

3

ALG

ALGERIA

3

3

1

2

1

 

 

 

2

 

5

6

0,833

240

229

1,048

4

BOT

BOTSWANA

 

3

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

9

 

103

225

0,458

 

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