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The 20 teams are Egypt (host), Brazil, Canada, Argentina, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Italy, Belarus, DR Congo, China, Korea, Romania, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Turkey, and the United States.
Controversy raised in the Egyptian Volleyball Federation, headed by Khaled Nasif Selim, after Fouad Abdel Salam, the former president of the federation, called for dissolving the current board council based on a previous court ruling that nullified the federation’s last elections. Pressured by Abdel Salam’s insistence to dissolve the current board, Selim began to talk …
Egypt will clash with Palestine on Thursday evening in the Arab Volleyball Championship hosted by Egypt at the Cairo Stadium.
Al-Ahly won the 2016 Women Arab Clubs Volleyball Championship, after the team defeated Algeria’s Al-Mogamaa with a score of 3-0 on Sunday at the Cairo Stadium. The match’s scores were 25-15/25-18/25-17, leading to Al-Ahly winning the gold. In the first round of the championship, Al-Ahly defeated Morocco’s Al-Difaâ, with a score of 3-0 (25-12/25-8/25-12), and …
The Men’s Arab Volleyball Championship concluded its 20th edition at Cairo International Stadium on 24 November
The series began on 5 July in the Swiss city of Gstaad
This year’s edition has been shortened because of the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Brazil this August.
The tournament started on 27 June and will end on 3 July.
The tournament took place in the Bulgarian city of Varna.
The 2016 Arab Volleyball Clubs Champions Championship in its 34th edition is held in Sousse and Masakin, Tunisia
Cameroon defeated Algeria in the semi-finals, leading Egypt to face them Tuesday in the finals, the winner of which would go on to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics
In the African arena, Egypt’s national women’s volleyball team previously won the 1976 Women’s African Volleyball Championship in Cairo. The team later won the 1989 Women’s African Volleyball Championship held in Mauritius’ capital, Port Louis. Egypt was the winner of the 2003 Women’s African Volleyball Championship in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.
The team’s first victory came last Friday, in the team’s first qualifying match, were it defeated the qualifying tournament’s hosts the Republic of Congo’s national team 3-1. With this win, Egypt’s national team qualified semi-finals.
The Egyptian men’s national volleyball team flew to the Congo on 5 January to participate in the African qualifications for Rios’s 2016 Summer Olympics, which will end on 15 January. As announced by the management staff and trainers and led by Italian manager Flavio Gulinelli, the list of 14 players who will participate in the these …
This is Egypt’s fifth time participating in the FIVB Volleyball World League, and the first time for it to qualify for the finals.
By James M. Dorsey The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has warned Iran that it would be stripped of its right to host the 2015 Under-19 men’s world volleyball championship if it bans women from attending matches. The warning signals a new assertiveness driven by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to make adherence to human, gender, …
Team Egypt pulls off a five-game winning streak to secure its fifth-in-a-row title