Cairo, Egypt, February 27, 2015 - Egypt defeated Algeria 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-11) in the opening match of the 2015 Women's U20 African Nations Championship at the Eastern Company Hall.
Egypt enjoyed full control of the match as they put pressure on their opponents with powerful spike services from Aya Ahmed and Nada Meawad. Egypt also dominated at the net where Mariam Metwally and Hend Farag dominated with their blocking.
After Egypt won the first set 25-17, they started to use the spike service as a weapon to disturb the Algerian reception. They succeeded in winning the second set with a wider point deficit of 25-13 using strong attacks from Sarah Hanafy and Mariam. The third set was one sided with opposite Aya Ahmed using her spike service to win the set 25-11.
The winner and runner up of these finals book their tickets to the FIVB Volleyball Women´s U20 World Championship in Limassol and Kato Polemidia, Cyprus from June 30 to July 12.