Al-Ahly's Manager, Hamdi el-Safi, with Al-Ahly players – Al-Ahly official website Al-Ahly's Manager, Hamdi el-Safi, with Al-Ahly players – Al-Ahly official website

Al-Ahly faces Pipeline in Women’s African Volleyball semi-finals

Tue, Mar. 13, 2018
CAIRO – 13 March 2018: Al-Ahly faces Kenya’s Pipeline in the Women's African Volleyball semi-finals on Tuesday night at Abdulla Al Faysal halls.

Al-Ahly qualified to the semi-finals after defeating Nigeria’s Customs 3-0 on Monday night, while Kenya’s Pipeline won 3-2 over Cameroon’s Bafia.

“They are a very good team and they are one of the top contenders to win the title,” Al-Ahly manager Hamdi El Safy told the club’s official website on Tuesday.

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Al-Ahly has a record eight titles in the competition, while their Kenyan opponents have achieved seven titles.

Safy added, “We have a great run in the tournament and we take the tournament step by step, and all the players are ready for the game.”

In the other semi-final, Kenya’s Prisons face the title holders, CF de Carthage.

CF de Carthage won 3-1 over Egypt’s El-Shams in the quarter-finals to repeat their victory over El-Shams in the 2017 Women's African Volleyball final.

Kenya’s Prisons defeated Rwanda’s Revenue 3-1.

“I expect Al-Ahly and CF de Carthage to reach the final, as they showed that they are the best teams in the tournament,” Munting, manager of Uganda’s Nkumba, told Al-Ahly’s official website on Tuesday.

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Munting and his players lost 3-0 to Al-Ahly in the tournament’s opening game.
 
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