CAVB President sends update on continental activities during Covid-19 Pandemic

Cairo, Egypt, May 21, 2020- African Volleyball confederation “CAVB” President Dr Amr Elwani declared that the continental confederation is keeping life and safety ahead of everything else in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which we are still confronted with.


CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani said:

“We keep continuously assess the situation across the continent and make all decisions based on the reality in each country. We would be glad to receive from each National Federation, a general update on the situation in their country and specifically any indication; were possible, when volleyball activity may commence. This will assist us adapt and adjust our activity calendar especially with respect to courses.

While the pandemic has caused massive disruptions in our planned programme, I am glad to announce that as a result of our prior planning and innovation we are still able to have some activity through our robust online CAVB Academy. We already have 2 management courses in progress via the Academy. In the near future the Academy shall be running more events that will include :-


  • Webinars and courses for volleyball and BVB coaches.
  • Webinars for referees (initially closed to international and candidate referees only).
  • More management courses.
  • Webinars on sports medicine (Anti-Doping, Injury prevention and maintenance , nutrition)


We shall send specific communication and registration details for each event soon.


We would be glad to receive feedback from your respective countries by the 21st of May, 2020 and urge you to remain vigilant and abide by all advise to ensure that the pandemic takes as few casualties as possible.

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