Volleyball: Cameroon Will Make Its Olympic Debut In Women’s Volleyball

Kenya’s team went out at the semifinals, in a 5 set loss to Egypt. Both them and Egypt will have one last opportunity to make it in an intercontinental tournament against Colombia and Puerto Rico for one spot.

Road to the Olympics

Cameroon will be making its debut to the Olympics in women’s volleyball after they won the 2016 Women’s African Olympic Qualification Tournament. Seven teams were split into two groups where the top two from each group advanced to the semi-finals. The winner of the tournament qualified to the Olympics. The Women’s African Olympic Qualification Tournament was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon from February 12th to February 16th 2016.

Group A was topped by Kenya whom won both of its matches by a combined set score of 6-1. The match for second place between Cameroon and Tunisia began with Cameroon taking a two set lead, however Tunisia was able to win the third set 30-28 and the fourth to push the match to the distance. Cameroon would recover to win the final set 15-6 to advance to the semi-final.

Group B was dominated by Algeria and Egypt as the two teams won…

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