Cairo, Egypt, February 25, 2015 - After just six Sub Zonal phase tournaments, twelve countries have confirmed their participation in the second phase of both the men's and women's CAVB Continental Cup events.
The champions of the second edition of the CAVB Continental Cup will earn a direct ticket to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
Twelve teams in each gender have confirmed their places in the second zonal phase of the Continental Cup. In the men's competition, Tunisia, Morocco (Pool 1), Senegal, Gambia (Pool 2), Burundi, Kenya (Pool 8), South Africa, Mozambique (Pool 10), Angola, Zimbabwe (Pool 11), Mauritius and Seychelles (Pool 12) have confirmed their qualification.
The CAVB Sub Zonal phase features 12 tournaments. The top two teams from each tournament proceed to the second phase, making a total of 24 teams. These will be divided into 4 pools of 6 in the second phase.
Summary of the qualification pathway in the sub zonal phase of the CAVB Continental Cup
Men Pool 1
Women Pool 1