Egypt also took the Boys’ Youth (Under-19) African Nations Championship in Algeria and the Women’s Junior (Under-20) competition in Nigeria. Tunisia claimed the fourth competition – the Men’s Junior (Under-21) tournament in their homeland.
The Egyptian girls were the last to be crowned on Wednesday after they won the round-robin competition. Tunisia came second, followed by Algeria and Rwanda.
Egypt won all three matches in straight sets.
In addition to the title, Egypt took three of the seven individual awards: Most Valuable Player (Aya Khalid), Best Attacker (Sarah Hanafy) and Best Blocker (Heidi Kandel).
With the conclusion of the four age-group championships, all the African vacancies at the respective FIVB World Championships were determined.
Egypt, Tunisia, Rwanda and Algeria qualified for the Boys Youth Championships; Tunisia, Egypt, Rwanda and Morocco will go to the Men’s Junior Championship; Egypt, Algeria and Nigeria claimed the Women’s Junior berths; and Egypt and Tunisia clinched the Girls Youth slots.
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