GSU drawn in Pool C for Africa Championships

GSU drawn in Pool C  for Africa Championships

GSU drawn in Pool C for Africa Championships

Photo courtesy of CAVB

Kenya's GSU has been drawn in Pool C ahead of the Africa Volleyball Club Championships that serves off in Cairo. The competition is scheduled to take place at the Cairo Stadium Complex March 23 to April 1, 2016.

24 teams from 17 countries will be taking part in this year's edition with GSU expected to face  Esperance  from Tunisia, Egyptian side  Geish, CSVB  from Cameroon, Autoridade from Mozambique and Setif  from Algeria.

The drawing of lots was held in Cairo on Tuesday and was attended by CAVB President Amr Elwani, Assistant Minister of Sport Dr Ashraf Sobhi, Egyptian VB Fed President and Kenya Volleyball Federation President Waithaka Kioni.

Each preliminary pool will play in a round robin format to rank the teams from the 1st to the 6th. The top 2 teams in each pool play for the positions 1 to 8. The 3rd and 4th teams play for the 9th to the 16th and the 5th and 6th ranked teams in the pools play for the 17th to the 24th places.  


Pool A: Zamalek (EGY)- Police (Sen)- Swehly (LBA)-Hamad (SUD)-Genermerie (MAD)-DGSP (CGO)
Pool B: Ahly (EGY)- Espoir (COD)-Douanes (BUR)- Atletico (CPV)- TCOM (GAB)- Wolaitta (ETH)
Pool C: Esperance (TUN)- Geish (EGY)- GSU (KEN)- CSVB (CMR)- Autoridade (MOZ)-Setif (ALG)
Pool D: Smoha (EGY)-Nahda (SUD)- Ahly B (LBA)- Fanar (ALG)-FAP (CMR)- Nemostar (UGA)

List of participating teams

No. Team Country
1 Alswehly Club LBA
2 Gendarmerie Nationale VB MAD
3 Atletico Clube Mindelo CPV
4 ASC Police SEN
6 Association Sportive Des Douanes (AS Douanes) BUR
9 Nemo Stars UGA
10 El Zamalek EGY
11 Etoile Sportive De Setif ESS ALG
12 Fanar Ain Azel ALG
13 Esperance Sportive de Tunis TUN
14 Al Ahly EGY
15 Ahly Club Benghazi LBA
16 Wolaitta Dicha Sports Club ETH
17 Smouha EGY
18 Association Sportive Des Forces Armees Royales MAR
19 El Geish EGY
20 VC Espoir COD
21 Daim Hamad SUD
22 Al Nahda SUD
23 Cameroon Sportive - CSVB CMR
24 Forces Armees Et Police - FAP CMR

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