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Egypt Dominates Opening Match of Men’s African Nations Championship

by WoV
source: CAVB

In a commanding display, Egypt triumphed over Burundi in the debut match of the Men’s African Nations Volleyball Championship held in Cairo, Egypt. With a resounding 3-0 victory (25-11, 25-8, 25-10), Egypt demonstrated its prowess on the court. As the tournament unfolds, the first round of group stage matches continues tomorrow.

Photo: CAVB

Group Stages and Contenders

Teams have been divided into four pools for the first phase of the championship, competing to secure the best positions before the knockout stages.

  • Pool A: Egypt, Burundi, Algeria
  • Pool B: Tunisia, Mali, Tanzania, Chad
  • Pool C: Cameroon, Kenya, Ghana, Libya
  • Pool D: Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Gambia
Photo: CAVB

Favorites and Dark Horses

According to pre-tournament predictions, Egypt is the clear favorite to win, buoyed by home advantage and a strong volleyball tradition. However, Tunisia, Morocco, and Cameroon are also considered strong contenders who will be looking to upset the hosts and claim the title for themselves.

September 3, 2023

Pool A

Egypt vs Burundi 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-10)

September 4, 2023

Pool B

Tunisia vs. Mali

Chad vs. Tanzania

Pool C

Libya vs. Ghana

Cameroon vs. Kenya

Pool D

Senegal vs. Gambia

Morocco vs. Rwanda

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