Egypt has qualified for the final of the ongoing Nigeria 2023 U-17 Girl’s African Nations Volleyball Championship. SportsRation reports.
Egypt defeated Cameroun 3-2 (23-25, 25-18, 25-22, 22-25, 15-13) in a tension soaked semi-final decided at the indoor sports hall of Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
Cameroun started the game on a high note and velocity getting points off Egypt.
The Egyptian team used their second starting six in the first set which gave the Cameroon team an upper edge as they won by 25 to 23 points.
The Egyptian team resumed the second set looking more determined, leading the set by 5 points before Cameroon picked one point. Egypt maintained the momentum to win by 25 to 18 points.
The third was entertaining as both teams showed class with their defences from lose ball. Egyptian and Cameroon were drawn in 20 to 20 points before the North African team took the third set 25 to 22 points.
In the fourth set, the Cameronian side made some tactical changes in the starting six to stop the Opposite player of the Egyptian which eventually paid off as they won by 25 to 22 points.
The North African won the fifth by 15 to 13 points to maintain their unbeaten run at the ongoing 2023 Girl’s U17 African Nations Volleyball Championship.
Meanwhile, Nigeria will face Cameroon on Monday, December 4, 2023 by 4pm at the indoor sports hall of Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.