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VOLLEYBALL: Algeria defeats Egypt in Rio African qualifiers

Posted on February 14, 2016
Photo: CAVB

Photo: CAVB

Egypt’s women national team lost against Algeria 1-3 in the third and final round of African qualifiers to the upcoming summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro 2016.

Although both teams have already qualified to the semi-finals, Algeria top the table for Group B that also includes Botswana and Uganda, while Egypt gain the second place.

The pharaohs won the first two matches against Uganda 3-0 and Botswana 3-0. They are set to face the top of Group A, which will be the winner from the Cameron versus Kenya clash on Feb 15th.

The winner of the tournament will qualify directly to the Rio Olympics. The second and third teams will qualify to the World Olympic Qualification Tournament for another chance to qualify to .


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