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2017 IBSA Goalball African Championships: Pool Play Ends, Teams Advance

  • Date: 21-10-2017
  • Related to: Goalball
Today was a critical day for the 2017 IBSA Goalball African Championships as play focused on who would would advance into the next phase of the tournament as pool play ended.   Algerian teams continued their strong perormancs and both teams finished pool play at the top of their divisions.  Algeria's Beheta Manallou scored an amazing 13 goals today position her as the tournament's top scorer.  Rwanda's Vicent Muguisha tops men's scorers with 18 goals to date.
 
Today's men's results:
 
Algeria (12) - Egypt (4)
Kenya (3) - Morocco (13)
 
Today's women's results:
 
Egypt (2) - Algeria (12)
Kenya (0) - Algeria (12)
Kenya (4) - Egypt (11)
 
Men's standings at the end of pool play:
1. Algeria (12 points)
2. Egypt (9 points)
3. Rwanda (6 points)
4. Morocco (3 points)
5. Kenya (0 points)
 
Women's standings at the end of pool play:
1. Algeria (12 points)
2. Egypt (6 points)
3. Kenya (0 points)
 
Tournament play will resume on 22 October with the following matches:
 
Men's Semifinal 1:  Algeria versus Morocco
Men's Semifinal 2: Egypt versus Rwanda
Women's Semifinal:  Egypt versus Kenya    
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