Rabat Morocco (PANA) - Moroccan Bouchra Hajij has been elected president of the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) for a four-year term (2020-2024), during the virtual general assembly held on Sunday. Ms. Hajij, who heads the Royal Moroccan Volleyball Federation, was given 42 votes out of 54 national federations to head the [...]
©- - 26 october 2020 - 15:57:23 - thread Sports (154 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)  -  The Tunisian Volleyball Championship should normally restart on 5 September, the chairman of the Tunisian federation of the discipline, Firas El Faleh, announced here Monday evening. In a press release, El Faleh said the decision was taken during a meeting Monday with representatives of clubs participating in [...]
©- - 11 may 2020 - 23:53:34 - thread Sports (204 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Gambia will host the second round of the 2020 Olympic Games beach volleyball qualifiers in March. The Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) says in a communication that the men's event is slated for 12-16 March at Palma Rima, Banjul. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is set for 24 [...]
©- - 16 february 2020 - 11:34:19 - thread Sports (154 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya have been drawn against Brazil and other tough teams in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women's volleyball group stage. According to the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), Kenya are in Pool A, where they will face Brazil, Serbia, South Korea, The Dominican Republic and hosts Japan. It's a tall [...]
©- - 31 january 2020 - 16:38:55 - thread Sports (224 words)


Mombasa, Kenya (PANA)  -  President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured the Kenya national women volleyball team of full state support as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympic games. He congratulated the team for bagging the only African slot at the Olympics set for July. Kenyatta gave the assurance Friday evening when he met [...]
©- - 18 january 2020 - 12:24:07 - thread Sports (217 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)  - The Tunisian volleyball team Thursday beat their Egyptian counterparts 3-0 during day 3 matches of the qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics Games to be hosted in Japan. Leading by 24 against 22, the Tunisians, African title holder, won the first set 29 against 27, then availed themselves [...]
©- - 10 january 2020 - 00:10:38 - thread Sports (200 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan women's beach volleyball national teams departed for Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Thursday ahead of the first round qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Zone 5, local media reported in Kigali. Zone V is comprised of 12 countries, including Burundi, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, [...]
©- - 09 january 2020 - 17:58:05 - thread Sports (143 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Egypt atoned for an earlier defeat by Kenya, rolling over Nigeria 3-0 (25-11,25-12,25-13) in a 2020 Tokyo Olympics Africa Zone Qualifiers in Yaounde Tuesday night. In an earlier much of the  women Olympic volleyball qualifiers Kenya beat Egypt 3-1. Kenya and hosts Cameroon are perched atop the table [...]
©- - 07 january 2020 - 17:42:45 - thread Sports (146 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya and Cameroon women volleyball sides won their matches in the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics Africa Zone Qualifiers in Yaounde. Kenya beat Egypt 3-1 (23-25,25-15, 25-21, 25-22). Hosts Cameroon, the reigning African champions, ran over Botswana 3-0 (25-17, 25-4, 27-25). According to the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB), two matches [...]
©- - 06 january 2020 - 17:35:43 - thread Sports (150 words)


Tunis Tunisia (PANA)  -  The Tunisian volleyball team Sunday arrived in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to take part in the tournament qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. Five countries, Egypt, Ghana, Cameroun, Algeria and Tunisia, are taking part in the tournament from 7-11 January, aiming to select only one country [...]
©- - 05 january 2020 - 20:08:03 - thread Sports (121 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA)  -  Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) Friday confirmed the arrival of the Kenyan team in Yaounde for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Africa Zone Women's volleyball qualifier. The event, set for January 5-9, will feature four teams -hosts Cameroon, Botswana, Kenya and Nigeria. The winner will fill the Africa sole slot [...]
©- - 03 january 2020 - 20:44:14 - thread Sports (110 words)


Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - The Zimbabwe Volleyball Association (ZVA) president Ringisai Mapondera says support for the sport remains minimal. In a New Year's Day statement released on the ZVA Facebook page, Mapondera said tough times for the sport were ahead. “The conditions of travel for the teams that managed to travel for [...]
©- - 01 january 2020 - 10:15:10 - thread Sports (409 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya national women volleyball team head coach on Tuesday asked the squad to go for nothing short of  the Olympic ticket at the forthcoming qualifiers in Cameroon. Naming the 14-player unit, Paul Bitok also asked the nation to rally behind the team. The team jets out to Yaounde [...]
©- - 31 december 2019 - 17:44:06 - thread Sports (190 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Lack of build up matches ahead of the forthcoming CAVB 2020 Tokyo Olympics Women's Volleyball Qualifiers in Cameroon will not dampen the Kenyan team's spirits. Assistant coach Japheth Munala told PANA on that international friendly matches would have gone a long way in preparing the team for [...]
©- - 24 december 2019 - 14:23:08 - thread Sports (179 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Gambia will host four nations in Zone II beach Volleyball Olympic qualifiers in Banjul from November 21 to 26, Dodou Bai Jallow, president of The Gambia Volleyball Federation, confirmed here on Tuesday. Mali, Sierra Leone, Guinea and host The Gambia will be battling for the top [...]
©- - 19 november 2019 - 17:38:32 - thread Sports (179 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - More than 150 children, between the ages of 8 and 14 years, will converge at the independence stadium from November 1 through November 3 to attend a 3-day volleyball camp organized by The Gambia Volleyball Federation. The camp will have full financial and material support from Moobeta [...]
©- - 31 october 2019 - 18:23:48 - thread Sports (281 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya's interim women national team coach Paul Bitok is attributing the country's dismal performance at the recent World Cup in Japan to under exposure and  the dearth of global standard competitions in Africa.   Bitok, who quit the position upon the team's arrival from Japan, told the press [...]
©- - 05 october 2019 - 18:47:21 - thread Sports (584 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egypt will in the first week of January 2020 host the African play-offs of Volleyball for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Egyptian Volleyball Federation announced on Friday. Egypt was designated to organize these qualifiers instead of Algeria and Tunisia who were also candidates for the same [...]
©- - 04 october 2019 - 14:17:17 - thread Sports (90 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) -Quarterfinals of the World Under-19 volleyball tournament are being played Tuesday with the following matches: Italy - China; Japan - Nigeria; Czech Republic - Belarus; Egypt - South Korea; Russia - Germany; Cuba - Iran; United States - Argentina and Brazil - Bulgaria. -0- PANA YY/IN/TBM/KND/AR 27Aug2019 [...]
©- - 27 august 2019 - 13:18:36 - thread Sports (56 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The third day of the U19 World Volleyball tournament was played Friday in Tunis, where the competition is running until August 30.   Here are the results and the ranking recorded: Group A: Cuba - China Taipei 3 sets to 1 Brazil - Tunisia 3 - 0 Ranking: 1st Cuba [...]
©- - 24 august 2019 - 14:20:43 - thread Sports (198 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The 29th edition of the U-19 World Volleyball Championship, kicked off on Wednesday in Tunis, seeing  the victory of Belorussia's over Taipei by 3 sets to 2 ( 25-15, 22-25, 25-16, 13-25, 15-5) in Group A which includes Tunisia, Brazil and Cuba.   In Group C, Argentina beat [...]
©- - 22 august 2019 - 15:23:45 - thread Sports (430 words)


Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - The International Cadet Volleyball Tournament, held as a prelude to the next World Cup, kicks off on Wednesday in Tunis featuring nine teams. It will end on 18 August. The participating teams are divided into three groups as follows: Group A: Tunisia, Brazil, Bulgaria Group B: Italy, Argentina, Bahrain Group [...]
©- - 14 august 2019 - 17:27:05 - thread Sports (154 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian volleyball team retained the continental title by beating their Cameroonian counterparts 3-2 in the final of the 22nd Africa Cup of Nations played on Sunday in Tunis. The match was keenly contested by the two best continental teams of the moment as evidenced by the [...]
©- - 29 july 2019 - 09:18:10 - thread Sports (202 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia vs Egypt and Cameroon vs Algeria are the semifinal matches of the African Nations Volleyball Cup taking place in Tunisia until July 29th.   These teams qualified after taking first and second places in Groups A and B.   The semi-finals will be played Saturday, July 27, and the [...]
©- - 25 july 2019 - 14:33:24 - thread Sports (83 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)   -  Here is the schedule of Wednesday's matches for the fourth day of the African Cup of Nations of Volleyball in Tunisia: Burundi - Cameroon Algeria - Chad Egypt - Congo Tunis - DR Congo.   -0-    PANA    YY/IN/JSG/IBA/KND/VOA   24Jul2019     [...]
©- - 24 july 2019 - 13:44:29 - thread Sports (55 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)   -   Here are the results of the games played on Tuesday for the third day of the African Cup of Nations of Volleyball underway in Tunisia: Tunisia defeated Algeria 3 sets to 0 Chad defeated Botswana 3 sets to 2 Morocco beat Burundi 3 sets to 1 Cameroon beat Egypt 3 [...]
©- - 24 july 2019 - 13:41:07 - thread Sports (75 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia faces Algeria on Tuesday for the third day of the African Nations Volleyball Cup, which is taking place in Tunisia until July 29. Here is the complete program of the day of Tuesday: Chad - Botswana Morocco - Burundi Egypt - Cameroon Tunisle - Algeria   On Monday, Congo defeated Morocco 3-1 [...]
©- - 23 july 2019 - 14:53:56 - thread Sports (125 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian national volleyball team defeated its Chadian counterpart 3-0 on Sunday in a Day 1 match at the Volleyball African Cup of Nations, which is being held in Tunisia until July 29.   Here are the results of Sunday's matches: DR Congo beat Botswana 3 sets to 0 Cameroon [...]
©- - 22 july 2019 - 15:13:03 - thread Sports (107 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Cameroon won the African Nations Women's Volleyball Cup for the second time in a row by defeating Kenya in Sunday's final in Cairo, Egypt, by 3 sets to 2 (25-17, 25-27, 25-23, 23-25 and 16-14). In 2017, the Cameroonian team won the final, also beating Kenya by [...]
©- - 15 july 2019 - 14:14:54 - thread Sports (84 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egypt's national women's volleyball team on Wednesday qualified for the African Cup of Nations semi-finals by beating their Moroccan counterpart by 3 sets to 2 in a Group A match of the competition which is played in Egypt.   The host country is in first place in Group [...]
©- - 11 july 2019 - 14:27:28 - thread Sports (182 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) -  The head coach of the national volleyball team, Kenyan Paul Bitok, has named his squad for Zone V Africa Cup of Nations  qualifying tournament which is scheduled for June 2-9 in Nairobi, Kenya.   Hosts Kenya along with Egypt, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania will play a round-robin tournament [...]
©- - 01 june 2019 - 12:32:53 - thread Sports (211 words)


Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The African Men's Volleyball Club Championship kicked off on Monday in Cairo, Egypt, and will continue until April 11.   On the first day, the Botswana Police beat the club Cements of Ethiopia 3-0.   Meanwhile, the Ugandan club, Nimo Stars, beat its Zimbabwean counterpart, University of Zimbabwe, 3-2. -0- PANA [...]
©- - 01 april 2019 - 17:45:08 - thread Sports (75 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Egypt’s Ahly captured their tenth historic Women’s African Club Championship title after they outclassed their archrivals Carthage of Tunisia 3-1 (21-25, 25-15, 25-11, 25-19) in the final of the volleyball competition at Ahly Hall in Cairo on Monday night. Ahly, the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) said, improved [...]
©- - 26 march 2019 - 15:04:35 - thread Sports (352 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Al Ahly of Egypt and Tunisia's Carthage have sailed into the final of the 2019 CAVB Women Club Championship in Cairo. According to the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) announcement on Sunday, this is the second final in a row and the third in history after 2016, 2018 [...]
©- - 24 march 2019 - 15:15:07 - thread Sports (157 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Cameroon's FAP and Elsham of Egypt are among eight teams  that have reached the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2019 CAVB Women Club Championships in Cairo. The other teams  that booked their way into the quarter-finals according to the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) are-Kenya Pipeline, GSP (Algeria), Nigeria [...]
©- - 22 march 2019 - 13:58:30 - thread Sports (122 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya government has ordered the Kenya Prisons women's volleyball team to return home from Egypt, accusing the squad of featuring in a continental championship without authorisation. The State Department for Correctional Services under which they fall ordered for their immediate repatriation on Friday Kenya Prisons are among three [...]
©- - 22 march 2019 - 12:53:20 - thread Sports (262 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda's women's volleyball club, Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), has been eliminated from the playoffs of the 2019 Women's Africa Clubs Championship currently being played in Egypt after losing two matches against FAP of Cameroon and Pipeline of Kenya. Kenya Pipeline stunned Rwanda Revenue Authority 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, [...]
©- - 19 march 2019 - 10:46:01 - thread Sports (210 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya Pipeline and Kenya Prisons  volleyball teams have posted good results in the ongoing 2019 Women's African Club Championship in Cairo, the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) said on Monday in a news dispatch. The Kenyan sides are among the bigwigs that won their matches on the second [...]
©- - 18 march 2019 - 15:37:07 - thread Sports (220 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA)  -  Kenya Volleyball Federation KVF Chairman Waithaka Kioni's  big dream is to see Kenya beat Cameroon and qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. KVF chairman Waithaka Kioni, serving his second and last term, said Friday he would retire a happy man if the Kenya women's team Kenya whipped [...]
©- - 22 february 2019 - 15:56:35 - thread Sports (271 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The African Volleyball Confederation has designated Tunisia to host the African Nations Men's Volleyball Cup scheduled for July 2019, the Tunisian Volleyball Federation said on Wednesday. It was reported that the African Nations Cup of Volleyball is qualifying for the World Cup in November 2019. This is the [...]
©- - 13 february 2019 - 14:39:26 - thread Sports (103 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Cameroon and Kenya ended their 2018 FIVB Women World Championship first-round matches with defeats in Japan on Thursday afternoon, effectively ending their campaign in the global event. In Hamamatsu, Dominican Republic won 3-0 (25-5, 25-7, 25-15) in a match that saw Kenya Yonkaira Isabel score 16 points. Dominican, [...]
©- - 04 october 2018 - 14:01:57 - thread Sports (198 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya suffered yet another devastating defeat at the ongoing FIVB Women's World Championships in Tokyo, Japan, falling 0-3 (13-25,10-25, 16-25) to volleyball powerhouse Brazil in a Group D tie on Wednesday. It was not a good day for African teams as the continent's other flagbearer, Cameroon, suffered [...]
©- - 03 october 2018 - 12:35:02 - thread Sports (219 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Kenya women national volleyball team to the 2018 FIVB World Championships in Japan, will train in the Far East Asian country for 10 days ahead of the event, a top volleyball official said Friday. Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) Technical Director, David Lung'aho, said training in Japan [...]
©- - 27 july 2018 - 16:01:31 - thread Sports (381 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) President Waithaka Kioni has blamed the country's declining fortunes in the sport on lack of infrastructure and inadequate funding by the government. Addressing the press shortly after his reelection in which beat his sole challenger Joseph Ochieng 68-21, Kioni, a long serving [...]
©- - 01 may 2018 - 18:45:39 - thread Sports (261 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya Prisons romped into the semi-finals of the African Women Volleyball Club championship after hitting Rwanda Revenue Authority in three straights sets in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, according to the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB). Prisons won 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 26-24). Rwanda fought back in the third set, forcing [...]
©- - 12 march 2018 - 15:49:20 - thread Sports (119 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya Prisons got off to a flying start in the 2018 Women African Club Championship with a 3-0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-15) win against Customs of Nigeria Wednesday night at the Ahly Hall, Cairo, Egypt. The tension rose with each point, as Prisons continued to pick up [...]
©- - 08 march 2018 - 15:27:20 - thread Sports (229 words)


Freetown, Sierra Leone (PANA) - Sierra Leone's men's Beach Volleyball team has secured a slot in the forthcoming Commonwealth games in Australia. They defeated South Africa by 2 sets to 1 in the finals of a two-day qualifiers in the capital, Freetown. Africa has only one spot for the Beach [...]
©- - 30 october 2017 - 12:41:32 - thread Sports (183 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Egypt became the third side to reach the semi-finals of the Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) 2018 Women's World Championships qualifiers after hammering Botswana in Yaounde, Cameroon, on Tuesday. The north African country, one of Africa's volleyball powerhouses, won 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-21) and joined Kenya and [...]
©- - 11 october 2017 - 11:13:26 - thread Sports (128 words)


Freetown, Sierra Leone ( PANA) - Sierra Leone has been granted the right to host the Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball qualifiers, taking place in Freetown from 27-29 October this year. Countries in Africa would be battling for a single slot in the Commonwealth Games that would be held in Australia in [...]
©- - 20 september 2017 - 14:16:31 - thread Sports (293 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya got off to a false start in the ongoing FIVB Women's Under-23 World Championship in Ljubljana, Slovenia, suffering a 4-0 defeat by Brazil. Brazil, the defending champions, proved to strong for the East Africans in the Pool A tie at Hala Tivoli, according to the FIVB [...]
©- - 11 september 2017 - 13:29:29 - thread Sports (360 words)