The Volleyball Lions of Cameroon have continued their Fairytale ride at the ongoing African men’s volleyball Championship in Tunisia. The volleyball lions punched Algeria 3 sets to zero in the first semi final game this Friday, to book a place for the final.
Cameroon sweep the first set 25_22, and won the second by the score of 25_22, before imposing 25_21 in the third set.
Cameroon 3#0 Algeria
1st set 25-22
2nd set 25-22
3rd set 25-21
Cameroon has won all their five outings in the competition, after previous wins over Burundi, Egypt Congo, and Morocco, with a similar 3#0 score in all the games. Out of 15 sets played, Cameroon has won all 15.
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Blaise Mayam’s team will face the winner of Tunisia vs Egypt on Sunday, in the final. This will be the first final for cameroon since 2011, when they Lost to nine times Champions, Tunisia.
“Congratulations to all the players. A very good mark to the administrative, technical and medical staff. Let’s remain focused ahead of the final. We don’t play in the final, we win it” Serge Abouem the miracle working president of FECAVOLLEY wrote on social media after the semi final success.
The last time the Volleyball Lions won the trophy, was in 2001, against Nigeria (3#1). Many pundits are tipping Cameroon as favourites to clinch the trophy, as Blaise Mayam and his boys are hoping to replicate what Jean Rene Akono and the volleyball Lionesses did in Egypt two weeks ago.
In play off games that took place today, Morocco defeated DR Congo 3-1
1st set 21-25
2nd set 25-22
3rd set 25-18
4th set: 25-22,
Botswana 0#3 Burundi :
1st set 16-25
2nd set 18-25
3rd set 18-25
Chad 0–3 Congo.