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Egypt Qualifies for Women’s U-20 World Volleyball Championship in Mexico

Egypt Qualifies for Women’s U-20 World Volleyball Championship in Mexico

The Egyptian women’s team poses with the trophy after the victory.

Egypt’s under-20 women’s volleyball team won the 2017 African Nations Championship, earning them a spot at the 2017 World Volleyball Championship.

The Egyptian women’s team defeated Tunisia on 31 January at the Olympic Centre in Cairo, earning their seventh consecutive title since 2004.

The match saw Egypt’s women completely dominate Tunisia in a best-of-three final. Egypt won the first match 3-0 (25-7, 25-20, 25-20) and the second match 3-1 (25-22, 25-6, 23-25, 25-9).

The 2017 Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship will take place from 7 to 16 July in the Mexican cities of Boca del Ríoand Córdoba

Organized by the sport’s world governing body, Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), 16 teams are expected to compete in nineteenth edition of the competition.

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Aya Nader is an independent journalist based in Egypt, published in Open Democracy, Daily News Egypt, The National, and Al-Monitor, among others. She is an MA candidate in International Relations at the American University in Cairo.

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