PICTORIAL:Egypt crowned women’s U20 Champions for the 8th timePosted By: Saddam MIHIGO - On:03/09/2018
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
6. DR Congo
Egyptian ladies on the final whistle after beating Rwanda
Egypt beat Rwanda on the final clash and have handed the trophy of the edition
Egypt was in group A with Nigerians who finished 4th
Rwandan Ladies finished 2nd behind the maestros of Egypt
Egypt Team with their officials along with the felow friends from their Diaspora in Kenya in a group photo
Cameroun finished 3rd
Rwanda National Team did their best on Maximum Level
PHOTOS: KELLY AYODI (The Standard/Kenya)