Holders Cameroon continue perfect run at 2021 African Women’s Volleyball Championship

By Beng Emmanuel

The Women’s national Volleyball team of Cameroon overpowered Tunisia 3 sets to 0 to maintain their perfect start at the ongoing 2021 African Volleyball Championship in Kigali-Rwanda.

After recording a resounding 3 sets to 0 victory against familiar rivals and nine-time champions Kenya in their group B opener on Sunday, coach Jean Rene Akono’s girls did not fail to repeat the same exploit against their North African rivals 24 hours later.

Cameroon were impressive throughout the game against Tunisia. They made their intent clear when they won the first set 25-15, then continued with a 25-18 score and wrapped-up with an impressive 25-17 to claim their second win in a row.

Monday’s win implies defending champions Cameroon top group B with six points. They will face Burundi in their next game with chances of sealing an early qualification for the next round while waiting to face DR Congo in their final group game.

Eleven (11) teams drawn in two groups are taking part at the 2021 African Women’s Volleyball Championship which will run until September 19. The best two nations will qualify for the 2022 FIVB Women’s World Volleyball Championship.  

Pool B Standings

1.  Cameroon 6pts

2.  DR Congo 3pts

3.  Kenya 0pts

4.  Tunisia 0pts

5.  Burundi 0pts


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