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Egypt Women’s Beach Volleyball Team Crowned African Champions

Egypt Women’s Beach Volleyball Team Crowned African Champions

Egypt’s Farida El Askalany and Doaa Elghobashy

Egypt’s national women’s beach volleyball team has won the 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Nations Cup held in Abuja, Nigeria.

Egypt, represented by Doaa Elghobashy and Farida El Askalany, defeated Mauritius 2-0 (21-15, 21-16) at the women’s final.

Elghobashy, 22, previously competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Meanwhile, El Askalany, 24, is a four time gold medal winner in Africa and was named 2019’s best blocker at the African Club Championship.

The duo defeated Gambia, Morocco and Nigeria throughout the tournament and will be heading to the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships. The 2019 World Championships will be held in Hamburg, Germany between 28 June and 7 July.

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