2017 Women's African Volleyball Championship

The 2017 Women's African Nations Championship was the 18th edition of the Women's African Volleyball Championship organised by Africa's governing volleyball body, the Confédération Africaine de Volleyball. Held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, the tournament took place from 7 to 14 October 2017. The top two teams, who had registered with FIVB for the 2018 World Championship, qualify to represent Africa in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.[1]

2017 Women's African Volleyball Championship
2017 Women's African Volleyball Championship logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Cameroon
CityYaoundé
Dates7–14 October 2017
Teams9
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Champions Cameroon (1st title)
Tournament awards
MVPCameroon Laetitia Moma Bassoko
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Official website
Official website

Cameroon won the championship defeating Kenya and Egypt won the bronze medal over Senegal.[2]

QualificationEdit

13 teams registered to participate in the 2017 Women's African Nations Championship,[3] of which 4 later withdrew.

Means of qualification Qualifier
Host Country   Cameroon
FIVB ranking   Tunisia
  Algeria
Zone 2   Senegal
  Cape Verde*
Zone 3   Nigeria
  Ghana*
Zone 4   DR Congo
Zone 5   Kenya
  Egypt
Zone 6   Botswana
Wild cards   Zambia*
  Chad*

* Withdrew.

VenueEdit

Yaoundé, Cameroon
Yaoundé Multipurpose Sports Complex
Capacity: 5,200
 

FormatEdit

The tournament is played in two stages. In the first stage, the participants are divided in two groups. A single round-robin format is played within each group to determine the teams' group position (as per procedure below).

The two best teams of each group progress to the second stage, the second stage of the tournament consists of a single-elimination, with winners advancing to the next round until the final round.

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

Pools compositionEdit

The drawing of lots was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on 6 October 2017.[4]

Pool A Pool B
  Cameroon   Tunisia
  Algeria   Kenya
  Botswana   DR Congo
  Egypt   Senegal
  Nigeria

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Cameroon (H) 3 3 0 9 9 2 4.500 267 202 1.322 Semifinals
2   Egypt 3 2 1 6 7 3 2.333 238 196 1.214
3   Algeria 3 1 2 2 4 8 0.500 202 258 0.783 Fifth place playoffs
4   Botswana 3 0 3 1 2 9 0.222 194 245 0.792
Source: CAVB
(H) Host
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
7 Oct 19.00 Cameroon   3–0   Botswana 25–22 25–11 25–17     75–50  
8 Oct 18.00 Algeria   0–3   Egypt 12–25 17–25 14–25     43–75  
9 Oct 18.00 Cameroon   3–1   Algeria 25–20 25–9 17–25 25–10   92–64  
10 Oct 14.00 Egypt   3–0   Botswana 25–14 25–18 25–21     75–53  
11 Oct 12.00 Botswana   2–3   Algeria 25–14 21–25 25–16 12–25 8–15 91–95  
11 Oct 18.00 Egypt   1–3   Cameroon 25–20 28–30 17–25 18–25   88–100  

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Kenya 4 4 0 12 12 0 MAX 303 194 1.562 Semifinals
2   Senegal 4 3 1 9 9 5 1.800 326 312 1.045
3   Tunisia 4 2 2 6 7 7 1.000 312 286 1.091 Fifth place playoffs
4   Nigeria 4 1 3 3 4 9 0.444 238 292 0.815
5   DR Congo 4 0 4 0 1 12 0.083 226 321 0.704 9th place
Source: CAVB
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
7 Oct 14.00 Senegal   3–1   DR Congo 25–21 21–25 25–21 25–15   96–82  
7 Oct 16.00 Kenya   3–0   Nigeria 25–16 25–8 25–10     75–34  
8 Oct 14.00 Nigeria   1–3   Tunisia 25–19 20–25 10–25 11–25   66–94  
8 Oct 16.00 Senegal   0–3   Kenya 21–25 26–28 15–25     62–78  
9 Oct 14.00 Kenya   3–0   DR Congo 25–17 25–15 25–12     75–44  
9 Oct 16.00 Tunisia   1–3   Senegal 23–25 19–25 25–18 22–25   89–93  
10 Oct 16.00 DR Congo   0–3   Nigeria 19–25 14–25 15–25     48–75  
10 Oct 18.00 Kenya   3–0   Tunisia 25–17 25–21 25–16     75–54  
11 Oct 14.00 Tunisia   3–0   DR Congo 25–18 25–14 25–20     75–52  
11 Oct 16.00 Nigeria   0–3   Senegal 23–25 20–25 20–25     63–75  

Final roundEdit

Classification roundEdit

 
Fifth place playoffsFifth place
 
      
 
13 October
 
 
  Algeria3
 
14 October
 
  Nigeria1
 
  Algeria1
 
13 October
 
  Tunisia3
 
  Tunisia3
 
 
  Botswana0
 
Seventh place
 
 
14 October
 
 
  Nigeria3
 
 
  Botswana0

Fifth place playoffsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
13 Oct 12:00 Algeria   3–1   Nigeria 25–13 25–11 22–25 25–20   97–69  
13 Oct 14:00 Tunisia   3–0   Botswana 25–16 25–17 25–14     75–47  

Seventh place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Oct 12:00 Nigeria   3–0   Botswana 25–18 25–23 25–14     75–55  

Fifth place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Oct 14:00 Algeria   1–3   Tunisia 13–25 21–25 25–23 16–25   75–98  

Championship roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
13 October
 
 
  Cameroon3
 
14 October
 
  Senegal0
 
  Cameroon3
 
13 October
 
  Kenya0
 
  Kenya3
 
 
  Egypt0
 
Third place
 
 
14 October
 
 
  Senegal0
 
 
  Egypt3

SemifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
13 Oct 16:00 Kenya   3–0   Egypt 25–23 25–22 25–19     75–64  
13 Oct 18:00 Cameroon   3–0   Senegal 25–19 25–20 27–25     77–64  

Third place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Oct 16:00 Egypt   3–0   Senegal 25–20 25–19 25–23     75–62  

FinalEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Oct 18:00 Kenya   0–3   Cameroon 22–25 19–25 27–29     68–79  

Final standingEdit

Individual awardsEdit

Source: CAVB.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cameroon to organise the 2017 Women's African Nations championship and World champs Qualifiers". CAVB. Archived from the original on 3 August 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Cameroon thrill to beat Kenya for first African title". CAVB. Archived from the original on 16 October 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  3. ^ "WOMEN'S AFRICAN NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP". FIVB. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  4. ^ "2017 Women's African Nations Championship- Drawing of lots". CAVB. Archived from the original on 7 October 2017. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  5. ^ "2017 Women's African Nations Championship - Teams". CAVB. Archived from the original on 11 October 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  6. ^ "2017 Women's African Nations Championship - Match results". CAVB. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.

External linksEdit