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PICTORIAL:Egypt crowned women’s U20 Champions for the 8th time

Posted By: Saddam MIHIGO - On:03/09/2018
Once again Egypt was crowned Women U20 African champions after they beat Rwanda 3-0 (25-18, 25-10, 25-13) in the final match at Moi International Sports Complex in Nairobi, Kenya on Sunday.

Both finalists confirmed their tickets to the 2019 Women's World Championship to hosted in Mexico. This is the 8th title for Egypt in a row out of 9 editions till now in this age category.

Egypt maintain their dominance in the final match to beat the dark horses Rwanda with the minimum effort in the final match to gain the title they occupied since 2004 till now. 

Rwanda got a pass to the semis after finishing second in group stage. Automatically, they registered a 2019 FIVB World cup before beating Cameroun in a 3-1 (28-26, 23-25, 25-21 na 25-20)in semi-finals.

Cameroon overcame Nigeria 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-16) in the third place match to clinch the bronze medal.

Kenya captured the 5th place after they crashed RD Congo 3-1 (23-23, 27-25, 25-17, 25-18), while Mauritius finished in the 7th position after beating Tanzania 3-0 (36-16, 25-17, 25-22).

 Final: EGYPT VS RWANDA 3-0 (25-18, 25-10, 25-13)

 Bronze Medal: NIGERIA VS CAMEROON 1-3 (25-23, 19-25, 17-25, 16-25)

 5th place match: KENYA VS CONGO RD 3-1 (23-23, 27-25, 25-17, 25-18)

 7th place match: MAURITIUS VS TANZANIA 3-0 (36-16, 25-17, 25-22)

OVERALL RANKING U-20

1.Egypt

2.Rwanda

3. Cameroon

4. Nigeria

5. Kenya

6. DR Congo

7. Mauritius

8. Tanzania

9. Uganda 

 Ubwo Misiri yari imaze gutsinda u Rwanda ku mukino wa nyuma

Egyptian ladies on the final whistle after beating Rwanda 

Misiri bahabwa igikombe batsindiye

Egypt beat Rwanda on the final clash and have handed the trophy of the edition

Rwanda U20

Egypt was in group A with Nigerians who finished 4th

Umwanya wa kabiri no kubona itike y'igikombe cy'isi ni amateka ku Rwanda

Rwandan Ladies finished 2nd behind the maestros of Egypt 

Misiri bahabwa igikombe batsindiye

Egypt Team with their officials along with the felow friends from their Diaspora in Kenya in a group photo

Misiri bishimira igikombe batwaye u Rwanda ku mukino wa nyuma

Volleyball

Cameroun finished 3rd

Volleyball

Ikip y'u Rwanda ikwiye ishimwe kuko bazahora mu mvugo n'inyandiko za siporo mu Rwanda

Rwanda U20

James Kimonyo Amabasaderi w'u Rwanda muri Kenya yahuye n'ikipe y'u Rwanda

Rwanda National Team did their best on Maximum Level

PHOTOS: KELLY AYODI (The Standard/Kenya)

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