2017 Men's African Volleyball Championship

The 2017 Men's African Volleyball Championship was the 21st edition of the Men's African Volleyball Championship, a biennial international volleyball tournament organised by the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB). The tournament was held in Cairo, Egypt from October 22 to October 29, 2017. Top three teams which had registered for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship qualified for the 2018 World Championship.[1]

2017 Men's African Championship
2017 Men's African Volleyball Championship logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Egypt
CityCairo
Dates22–29 October
Teams14 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Champions Tunisia (9th title)
Runners-up Egypt
Third place Cameroon
Fourth place Algeria
Tournament awards
MVPTunisia Ismaïl Moalla
Official website

QualificationEdit

17 teams have registered to participate in the 2017 African Championship.[2] But, Cape Verde, Congo and Zambia later withdrew.

Means of qualification Qualifier
Host Country   Egypt
FIVB World Ranking   Tunisia
  Cameroon
  Algeria
Zone 1   Morocco
Zone 2   Cape Verde
Zone 3   Ghana
  Nigeria
  Niger
Zone 4   DR Congo
  Congo
Zone 5   Kenya
  Rwanda
Zone 6   Botswana
Wild Card   Chad
  Libya
  Zambia

Pools compositionEdit

The draw was held in Cairo, Egypt on 21 October 2017.[3]

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
  Egypt (Hosts)   Tunisia   Cameroon   Algeria
  Niger   Ghana   Morocco   Botswana
  DR Congo   Kenya   Nigeria   Rwanda
  Libya   Chad

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Pool standing procedureEdit

  1. Number of matches won
  2. Match points
  3. Sets ratio
  4. Points ratio
  5. Result of the last match between the tied teams

Match won 3–0 or 3–1: 3 match points for the winner, 0 match points for the loser
Match won 3–2: 2 match points for the winner, 1 match point for the loser.

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the Quarterfinals
Qualified for the 9th–12th semifinals
Qualified for the 9th–14th quarterfinals

Pool AEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Egypt 2 0 6 6 0 MAX 150 71 2.113
2   DR Congo 1 1 3 3 3 1.000 118 133 0.887
3   Niger 0 2 0 0 6 0.000 86 150 0.573
Date Time Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
22 Oct 16:00 CI2 Niger   0–3   Egypt 10–25 6–25 12–25     28–75  
23 Oct 19:00 CI2 DR Congo   0–3   Egypt 14–25 18–25 11–25     43–75  
24 Oct 14:00 CI2 Niger   0–3   DR Congo 19–25 16–25 23–25     58–75  

Pool BEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Tunisia 3 0 8 9 2 4.500 255 199 1.281
2   Libya 1 2 4 7 8 0.875 304 304 1.000
3   Ghana 1 2 4 5 6 0.833 225 239 0.941
4   Kenya 1 2 2 3 8 0.375 213 255 0.835
Date Time Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
22 Oct 14:00 CI2 Ghana   3–0   Kenya 25–16 26–24 25–15     76–55  
22 Oct 18:00 CI2 Libya   2–3   Tunisia 19–25 25–20 25–20 15–25 7–15 91–105  
23 Oct 15:00 CI2 Libya   3–2   Ghana 25–22 21–25 23–25 25–16 15–10 109–98  
23 Oct 17:00 CI2 Tunisia   3–0   Kenya 25–16 25–19 25–22     75–57  
24 Oct 15:00 CI3 Ghana   0–3   Tunisia 22–25 14–25 15–25     51–75  
24 Oct 18:00 CI2 Kenya   3–2   Libya 16–25 20–25 25–21 25–21 15–12 101–104  

Pool CEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Cameroon 2 0 6 6 1 6.000 175 154 1.136
2   Morocco 1 1 3 4 4 1.000 190 184 1.033
3   Nigeria 0 2 0 1 6 0.167 148 175 0.846
Date Time Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
23 Oct 18:00 CI3 Morocco   1–3   Cameroon 26–24 23–25 23–25 19–25   91–99  
24 Oct 16:00 CI2 Nigeria   1–3   Morocco 26–24 20–25 17–25 22–25   85–99  
25 Oct 14:00 CI2 Cameroon   3–0   Nigeria 26–24 25–20 25–19     76–63  

Pool DEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Algeria 3 0 9 9 0 MAX 225 153 1.471
2   Rwanda 2 1 6 6 3 2.000 211 185 1.141
3   Botswana 1 2 3 3 6 0.500 174 212 0.821
4   Chad 0 3 0 0 9 0.000 165 225 0.733
Date Time Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
22 Oct 13:00 CI3 Chad   0–3   Rwanda 20–25 21–25 15–25     56–75  
22 Oct 15:00 CI3 Algeria   3–0   Botswana 25–15 25–13 25–17     75–45  
23 Oct 14:00 CI3 Algeria   3–0   Chad 25–15 25–13 25–19     75–47  
23 Oct 16:00 CI3 Botswana   0–3   Rwanda 19–25 18–25 17–25     54–75  
24 Oct 13:00 CI3 Rwanda   0–3   Algeria 18–25 22–25 21–25     61–75  
24 Oct 17:00 CI3 Chad   0–3   Botswana 20–25 20–25 22–25     62–75  

Final roundEdit

9th–14th placesEdit

 
9th–14th quarterfinals9th–12th semifinals9th place match
 
          
 
 
 
 
27 October
 
 
  Botswana0
 
 
  Ghana3
 
 
28 October
 
 
  Ghana3
 
26 October
 
  Kenya0
 
  Niger1
 
27 October
 
  Chad3
 
  Chad0
 
26 October
 
  Kenya3 11th place match
 
  Nigeria2
 
28 October
 
  Kenya3
 
  Botswana3
 
 
  Chad2
 

9th–14th quarterfinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Oct 15:00 Niger   1–3   Chad 21–25 21–25 28–26 19–25   89–101  
26 Oct 17:00 Nigeria   2–3   Kenya 20–25 25–20 19–25 25–22 13–15 102–107  

9th–12th semifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Oct 16:00 Chad   0–3   Kenya 20–25 21–25 20–25     61–75  
27 Oct 18:00 Botswana   0–3   Ghana 24–26 21–25 22–25     67–76  

13th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Oct 14:00 Niger   0–3   Nigeria 24–26 15–25 20–25     59–76  

11th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
28 Oct 12:00 Botswana   3–2   Chad 26–24 20–25 21–25 25–17 15–13 107–104  

9th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
28 Oct 14:00 Ghana   3–0   Kenya 25–22 25–16 25–20     75–58  

Final eightEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
26 October
 
 
  Egypt3
 
27 October
 
  Rwanda0
 
  Egypt3
 
26 October
 
  Cameroon0
 
  Cameroon3
 
29 October
 
  Libya2
 
  Egypt0
 
26 October
 
  Tunisia3
 
  Algeria3
 
27 October
 
  DR Congo0
 
  Algeria2
 
26 October
 
  Tunisia3 3rd place match
 
  Tunisia3
 
29 October
 
  Morocco0
 
  Cameroon3
 
 
  Algeria1
 
 
5th–8th semifinals5th place match
 
      
 
27 October
 
 
  Rwanda3
 
29 October
 
  Libya2
 
  Rwanda2
 
27 October
 
  Morocco3
 
  DR Congo1
 
 
  Morocco3
 
7th place match
 
 
29 October
 
 
  Libya3
 
 
  DR Congo0

QuarterfinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Oct 14:00 Algeria   3–0   DR Congo 25–19 25–13 25–19     75–51  
26 Oct 16:00 Tunisia   3–0   Morocco 25–21 25–17 25–22     75–60  
26 Oct 18:00 Cameroon   3–2   Libya 27–25 22–25 25–21 23–25 15–9 112–105  
26 Oct 20:00 Egypt   3–0   Rwanda 25–14 25–18 25–14     75–46  

5th–8th semifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Oct 15:00 Rwanda   3–2   Libya 25–19 25–18 12–25 24–26 15–13 101–101  
27 Oct 17:00 DR Congo   1–3   Morocco 25–23 21–25 16–25 20–25   82–98  

SemifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Oct 19:00 Algeria   2–3   Tunisia 27–25 14–25 25–21 23–25 15–17 104–113  
27 Oct 21:00 Egypt   3–0   Cameroon 26–24 25–22 25–23     76–69  

7th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Oct 14:00 Libya   3–0   DR Congo 25–20 25–10 25–18     75–48  

5th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Oct 16:00 Rwanda   2–3   Morocco 22–25 25–21 25–16 15–25 9–15 96–102  

3rd place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Oct 18:00 Cameroon   3–1   Algeria 23–25 25–21 25–21 27–25   100–92  

FinalEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Oct 21:15 Egypt   0–3   Tunisia 22–25 20–25 15–25     57–75  

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Egypt to host the 2017 Men's African Nations championship and WCH Qualifiers". CAVB. 20 June 2017. Archived from the original on 13 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Nigeria register to Men's African nations Championship". CAVB. 27 September 2017. Archived from the original on 26 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Egypt meet Niger and RDC in Pool A of Men's African Champ". CAVB. 22 October 2017. Archived from the original on 29 December 2017.

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