News

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.

Unrecovered and Unremembered: Gaza One Year After “Operation Protective Edge”
This Palestinian Baby Was Just Burned Alive By 'Jewish Settlers'

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Rights Lawyer and Former Presidential Candidate Khaled Ali Held Overnight Pending Investigations

Egyptian StreetsMay 23, 2017

Egyptian Authorities Demolish Ras Sudr Kiteloop Camp, Other Attractions For ‘Violating State Property’

Egyptian StreetsMay 23, 2017

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Manchester Arena Attack

Egyptian StreetsMay 23, 2017

19 Killed in ‘Explosions’ at Ariana Grande Concert in UK

Egyptian StreetsMay 23, 2017

Canadian Minister to Contribute to the Egyptian Educational System

Egyptian StreetsMay 22, 2017

Cannes Festival: Egypt Scores Majority of Awards of the ‘Arab Critics Awards’

Egyptian StreetsMay 22, 2017

Egypt’s Ali Farag Named Runner-up at the 2017 PMI Bellevue Squash Classic

Egyptian StreetsMay 22, 2017

Egypt Refers 48 Suspects to Military Court Over Coptic Church Bombings

Engy AdhamMay 22, 2017
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.