Volleyball: Al Ahly crowned African champions

Volleyball: Al Ahly crowned African champions

Egypt’s Al Ahly team have been crowned 2018 women’s African Club Championship champions, after beating Tunisian side CF de Carthage 3-0 in the final.

The game ended in style for Al Ahly seeing off holders Carthage 25-9, 29-27, 25-8 in front of their home fans at Ahly hall on Thursday night.

This is Ahly ninth title in the history of club championship and that makes them the most successful club in history.

The Red Devils had a very successful campaign as they’ve beaten Nigeria’s Custom 3-0 in the quarter-final, before beating Kenya Pipeline in the semi-final.

The hosts had a very good start to the game at Al Ahly Hall in Cairo as they beat the title holders 25-9 in the first set.

Carthage seemed to have a quick response but the hosts had other thoughts and managed to end the second set with a 29-27 win.

After the final CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani along with Ahly President the legend soccer palyer Mahmoud Alkhateeb honoured the winners with the gold medal.

Other positions are; 3rd Pipeline of Kenya, 4th Prisons of Kenya, 5th Revenue of Rwanda, 6th Bafia of Cameroon, 7th Shams of Egypt, 8th Customs of Nigeria, 9th Nkumba of Uganda, 10th INJS of Cameroon, 11th Vision of Uganda, 12th Chlef of Algeria, 13th Nyong of Cameroon, 14th Harare city of Zimbabwe, 15th FAP of Cameroon, 16th Asec of Côte d’Ivoire, 17th DGSP of Congo, 18th Douanes of Burundi and 19th BDF 6 of Botswana

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