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Egypt’s El Shams Finishes Second in Women’s African Clubs Championship Final

April 19, 2017
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By Maydaa Abo El-Nadar The Women’s Volleyball Championship for African Clubs has celebrated its final match on April 16 in Monastir, Tunisia. El Shams Egyptian club matched up with the Tunisian club of Carthage, where the gold medal went for Carthage and the Pharos won the silver. Although El Shams won the first game by 25-16, the Tunisian club turned the table in the following two games by 25-17 and 26-24, respectively. The Pharos did not give up and revenged; they came first in the fourth game by 25-20 bringing the match result to 2-2. Carthage won the fifth decisive game by 15-11. Accordingly, the Tunisian champions turned the final result to 3-2 in their favour, and snatched the gold medal from El Shams. El Shams included the following players: Yosra Abdel Kerim, Nehal Gamal, Farah Ramzy, Aya Khaled, Nada Moawad, Sarah Moawad, Nora Moawad, Mena Nader, Youmna Ezzat, Alyaa Hany, Sarah Amin, Mariam Tharwat and Perihan Al-Deeb.  Al-Ahly was another Egyptian club participating in this tournament with the following players: Nahla Sameh, Shorouk Fouad, Aya El-Shafei, Aya El-Shamy, Engy El-Shamy, Mariam Mostafa, Nermin El-Menshawy, Mariam Metwaly, Rahma El-Mohandes, Dana…


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