Host Nigeria, Angola, Ghana and Mozambique won their respective matches at the ongoing 2019 Africa Nations Beach Volleyball male and female Cup Seniors holding at the Jabi Lake Park, Abuja.
Nigeria’s duo, Goodluck Anyasodike and Godwin Shekarau beat Tanzania 21-13, 21-14 in the first match of Pool A before defeating Mauritius 21-12, 23-21 in their second game.
In the other Pool A match, Ghana overcame Botswana 3-1 (21-15, 20-22, 16-14) and went on to whitewash Tanzania 2-0 (21-14, 21-12).
South Africa were too strong for Sudan as they beat them 2-0 (21-12, 21-16) and won Gambia 2-0 (21-18, 21-13), while Mozambique beat Zambia 2-0 (21-13, 21-14) and Sudan 2-1 (21-18, 21-18) in the Pool B.
In the Pool C, Angola lead the table after winning two matches against Benin Republic 2-0 (21-15, 21-10) and Cote d’Ivoire 2-0 (21-05, 21-13).
Rwanda produced an outstanding performance beating Egypt 3-1 (20-22, 21-13, 15-12) to top Pool D.
Coach of Rwanda, Paul Bitok told newsmen that he is in Abuja to lift the trophy despite having three North Africans in his pool.
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