Senegal sealed their place in the semi-finals of the African Women's Volleyball Championship in Yaoundé as they overcame Nigeria in straight sets in Yaoundé today.
The Senegalese team were virtually guaranteed a place in the next round and assured their progression with a 25-23, 25-20, 25-20 victory at the Palais des Sports Hall.
The result saw Senegal progress behind defending champions Kenya, who secured top spot in Group B yesterday.
In the other match in Group B, Tunisia won their dead rubber encounter with Democratic Republic of the Congo 25-18, 25-14, 25-20.
Cameroon won the battle for first place in Group A as the host nation fought back from a set down to beat Egypt 20-25, 30-28, 25-17, 25-18.
Match 16 Cameroon v Egypt 3-1— CAVB (@CAVBPress) October 11, 2017
1st set: 20-25
2nd set: 30-28
3rd set: 25-17
4th set: 25-18 pic.twitter.com/8IfJWMWVSz
Both teams had already qualified for the semi-finals but the victory for Cameroon saw them reach the last four as group winners.
Algeria ensured they ended their first-round campaign on a positive note as they edged Botswana in a thrilling five-set contest.
Despite neither side being able to progress, the two nations played out a pulsating encounter, with Algeria emerging victorious with a 14-25, 25-21, 16-25, 25-12, 15-8 success.
Cameroon will play Senegal and Egypt will take on Kenya in the semi-finals, which are due to take place on Friday (October 13).