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Egypt Crowned African Volleyball Champions, Qualify For World Cup

Egypt Crowned African Volleyball Champions, Qualify For World Cup

Egypt celebrates after clenching the African Cup. Credit: International Volleyball Federation
Egypt celebrates after clenching the African Cup. Credit: International Volleyball Federation

Egypt have defeated Tunisia in straight sets in Cairo on Thursday to win their sixth straight African Volleyball Championship title.

Led by former Italy manager Angelo Frigoni, the Pharaohs won 26-24, 25-18, 25-21, to claim the prestigious title.

The victory also means that Egypt and Tunisia are now tied with an eight-title record. Tunisia’s last success came in 2003.

Both Egypt and Tunisia also qualified for the Men’s 2015 World Cup in Japan that will be held from 8 to 23 September.

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