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CAVB: Cameroon and Tunisia will play for the African title

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Cameroon and Tunisia will play for gold at the African Nations Championship.

In the first semi-final match, Cameroon made a big upset by defeating the favorite Morocco. Morocco, led by their star Mohammed Al Hachdadi, after a 2-1 lead could not break the resistance of the rivals who reversed the result and won this semifinal match. Cameroon beat Morocco 3-2 (25:15, 22:25, 25:21, 17:25, 13:15) and thus advanced to the finals.

In the second semifinal match Tunisia defeated Egypt by 3-1 (25:19, 16:25, 25:14, 25:21) with a confident display in the 3 winning sets. Tunisia will play for the 11th crown in the final, while Cameroon will try to win their 3rd African title.

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All results:

Pool A: Rwanda, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Burundi

7/9 Uganda – Burkina Faso 3-1
7/9 Rwanda – Burundi 3-0
9/9 Burundi – Uganda 0-3
9/9 Burkina Faso – Rwanda 0-3
10/9 Burkina Faso – Burundi 1-3
10/9 Rwanda – Uganda 3-2

Standings:
1. Rwanda
2. Uganda
3. Burundi
4. Burkina Faso

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Pool B: Tunisia, Nigeria, Ethiopia, South Sudan

7/9 South Sudan – Ethiopia 2-3
7/9 Nigeria – Tunisia 0-3
8/9 Tunisia – Ethiopia 3-0
8/9 Nigeria – South Sudan 3-0
10/9 South Sudan – Tunisia 0-3
10/9 Ethiopia – Nigeria 1-3

Standings:
1. Tunisia
2. Nigeria
3. Ethiopia
4. South Sudan

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Pool C: Cameroon, DR Congo, Mali, Niger

7/9 Cameroon – DR Congo 3-1
7/9 Mali – Niger 3-2
8/9 Niger – DR Congo 2-3
8/9 Mali – Cameroon 0-3
9/9 DR Congo – Mali 3-0
9/9 Cameroon – Niger 3-0

Standings:
1. Cameroon
2. DR Congo
3. Mali
4. Niger

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Pool D: Morocco, Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania

8/9 Morocco – Tanzania 3-0
8/9 Kenya – Egypt 3-2
9/9 Egypt – Tanzania 3-1
9/9 Morocco – Kenya 3-1
10/9 Kenya – Tanzania 3-0
10/9 Egypt – Morocco 3-1

Standings:
1. Egypt
2. Morocco
3. Kenya
4. Tanzania

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| Quarterfinals – September 11, 2021
Rwanda – Morocco 0-3
Cameroon – Nigeria 3-1
Uganda – Egypt 1-3
Tunisia – DR Congo 3-0

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| Semifinals – September 13, 2021
• Morocco – Cameroon 2-3 (25:15, 22:25, 25:21, 17:25, 13:15)
• Egypt – Tunisia 1-3 (19:25, 25:16, 14:25, 21:25)

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