Gambia beats S. Sudan as both teams qualify to the continental cup finals

Monday, March 16, 2020

Gambia men beach volleyball team has won gold medal at the CAVB continental cup Group C Men qualifiers Saturday after beating South Sudan 2-0 at Palma Rima beach in Kololi.

The Gambian team A opened the proceedings against the South Sudanese team B in a 2-0 victory (21-11, 21-15). In the second match Gambia again emerged with 2-0 (21-18, 21-9) win to beat the visitors 2-0.

Both countries have qualified to the final stage of the continental cup as three other participants (Kenya, Botswana and Mauritius) withdrew due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The continental cup finals will consist of 8 countries where the winner will qualify to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo as Africa’s representatives.

Final results: Gambia A vs South Sudan B 2-0 (21-11, 21-15), while Gambia B vs South Sudan A 2-0 (21-18, 21-9). Meanwhile in the Final ranking The Gambia goes top while South Sudan goes second.