African Nations Volleyball Championships To Be Merged With World Championship qualifiers-CAVB Board

The CAVB Board of Administration presided by Dr Amr Elwani has decided to merge the 2017 African Nations Volleyball championships with the 2018 World Volleyball Championship qualifiers in both men and women championships after their meeting in Cairo, Egypt on Thursday.

Dr Elwani

The decision came after observing the closes of time between the two events as well as the proposal from CAVB to combine both into one major highly sponsored championship for both genders where the top three countries from the continental championship make their way to the 2018 FIVB World Championships.

CAVB Board

The Men and Women African Nations Championships will be held between mid of September till the mid of October.

CAVB will define the dates later according to the suitable time for the organisers of both competitions.