07. 01. 2020

#RoadToTokyo W: Cameroon and Kenya confident prior to decisive match for spot in Tokyo

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Cameroon won their 2nd match in the 2020 African Women’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifier at home in Yaoundé.

 

Cameroon dominated Nigeria in Round 2 of the 2020 African Women’s Olympic Qualification Tournament. Led by an experienced Stephanie Fotso Mogoung and teenager Ruth Manuela Marie Bibinbe (9 points apiece), the “Les Lionnes” beat Nigeria with 3-0 (25-12, 25-10, 25-8). Thanks to Mercy Moim (14 points), Kenya defeated Botswana in the other match of the 2nd day in straight sets and also reached a perfect record: 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-18).

Knowing that Cameroon and Kenya are 2 major favorites of the tournament, their encounter today will probably be decisive in terms of qualification for the Olympics from Africa.

2020 African Women’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifier – Round 2

January 6:

Botswana – Kenya 0-3 (17-25, 19-25, 18-25)

Nigeria – Cameroon 0-3 (12-35, 10-25, 8-25)

Standings

 

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