Cameroon’s volleyball lionesses have made history for themselves by emerging winners of the 2021 Africa Women’s Volleyball Championship for the third consecutive time against the same opponent. They beat their Kenyan counterparts 3 sets to 1 during the final of the competition yesterday Sunday September 19 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Cameroon’s volleyball lionesses have successfully sailed through the just ended 2021 African Women's Volleyball championship in Kigali, Rwanda, winning all their matches, including the final against their long-time rival, Kenya to make a replica of the competition in 2017 and 2019.
Despite losing one of the sets to Kenya, the very first since the start of the competition, the volleyball lionesses thanks to their 25-21, 25-23 and 25-23 wins for the first two and last sets imposed themselves thereby winning the match on a three sets to one advantage.
The girls thus set record thanks to this third consecutive victory against same rival, Kenya. At the end of the competition, Leticia Moma was crowned best setter and captain Christelle Nana best player.
They team leaves Kigali this Monday morning to arrive Yaounde Tuesday September 21 ahead of preparations for the 2022 World Championship.
It is worth mentionning that with this win, Cameroon confirms its supremacy on the African continent as far as volleyball is concerned. Last week, volleyball lions emerged second after losing the final to 11 times defending champions Tunisia. They nonetheless grabbed their qualification ticket for the World championship.