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Qatari Al Rayyan SC cruise to gold medal in Arab Clubs Championship (VIDEO)

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Al Rayyan SC from Qatar won their first-ever title in the Arab Men’s Volleyball Clubs Championship, a tournament organized by the Arab Volleyball Association.



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).


A post shared by Al Rayyan Sports Club (@alrayyansc) onFeb 25, 2018 at 12:06pm PST


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).

Individual awards:

MVPMarcus Vinícius (BRA; Al Rayyan, QAT)

Best SetterMiloš Stevanović (Al Rayyan)

Best OppositeRaydel Poey (CUB; Al Hilal, KSA)

Best Middle Blocker 1Hosni Karamosly (Esperance, TUN)

Best Middle Blocker 2Ibrahim Mohamed Said (Al Arabi, QAT)

Best Outside Hitter 1Elyes Karamosly (Esperance, TUN)

Best Outside Hitter 2Ahmed Al Bakheet (Al Hilal, KSA)

Best LiberoSulaiman Saed Saad (Al Rayyan, QAT)


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