07. 01. 2020

#RoadToTokyo M: Ghana didn’t show up at tournament and lose to Tunisia by forfeit, Egypt down Algeria

Source: Photo: Ghana Volleyball Association/Twitter

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The beginning of the 2020 African Men’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifier in Cairo, Egypt, has started unpleasantly.

 

Although 7 teams have confirmed their participation in the African Men’s Olympic Qualifications in Cairo (Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Tunisia, and Niger), only 5 of them are actually registered for the tournament. Out of these 5 teams, one didn’t show up – Ghana. Thus, they lost the match against the continental champions Tunisia by a forfeit.

In the other match of an opening day, the hosts beat Algeria in 4 sets.

2020 African Men’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifier – Round 1

January 7:

Tunisia – Ghana 3-0 (25-0, 25-0, 25-0)

Egypt – Algeria 3-1 (25-18, 25-17, 21-25, 25-20)

Standings

 

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