The Volleyball Lionesses of Cameroon have started their title defense in style. The defending champions defeated Botswana by 3 sets to 0 (25-12,25-17,25-10) in a near perfect Tuesday afternoon at the 6th October Gymnastic hall in Cairo.
Moma Laetitia(Pointue), Raissa Nasser(Libero),Estelle Adiana Piata(Recep Attacker) Emelda(Central), Nana Christelle(Recep Attack) started for Cameroon as the Lionesses looked ready to keep their crown.
The Lionesses enjoyed their best spell of the game in the first and third set were in they led by 8-3 at some point in time.
🇨🇲 Vs 🇧🇼
3 – 0
25 (01) 12
25 (02) 17
25 (03) 10
After 73 minutes of Volleyball action in the eyes of the president of FECAVOLLEY Serge Abouem, Nana Christian and mate walk away with a smile.
“It was a nervous start for us but we rallied quickly and did what we had to do in a more relaxed fashion and I think that our experience helped us” today Adiana Piata told kick442.com after the game
Botswana captain Tebogo Sejewe on her part kick442.com
“We started well but led Cameroon back into it because they were mentally stronger and that made the difference”
Cameroon walk away with a win while thinking of their second game in 24 hours against Algeria at the 6th October Gymnast hall.
In the second Pool B game pitting Kenya to Algeria the Kenyan ladies won by 3 sets to zero to nil.
Host Egypt will challenge Senegal in the last game of the day in a match scheduled to begin at at 8 PM local time.
Angu Lesley in Cairo