The leaders of the Qatar volleyball league, Al Rayyan, conquered the Arab Clubs Championship for the first time in the club history.
In the final of the 36th edition of the tournament, which was held in the city of Tunis, Tunisia, Al Rayyan outclassed the home side Espérance Sportive de Tunis by a 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-23).
Al Rayyan did not lose a single game in the tournament in which 18 teams participated (the first stage was played throughout four pools). They showed superiority in the semifinals against Saudi Arabian representatives Al Hilal as well, thrashing them by a 25-15, 25-14, 25-18.
In the match for the bronze medal, Al Hilal prevailed against Al-Arabi from Qatar in five sets, partially (25-22, 25-20, 20-25, 21-25, 15-12).
MVP – Marcus Vinícius (BRA; Al Rayyan, QAT)
Best Setter – Miloš Stevanović (Al Rayyan)
Best Opposite – Raydel Poey (CUB; Al Hilal, KSA)
Best Middle Blocker 1 – Hosni Karamosly (Esperance, TUN)
Best Middle Blocker 2 – Ibrahim Mohamed Said (Al Arabi, QAT)
Best Outside Hitter 1 – Elyes Karamosly (Esperance, TUN)
Best Outside Hitter 2 – Ahmed Al Bakheet (Al Hilal, KSA)
Best Libero – Sulaiman Saed Saad (Al Rayyan, QAT)