Cairo, Egypt, March 29, 2015 – Egyptian sides Al Ahly and organisers Shams, defending champions GS Petroliers of Algeria, FAP of Cameroon, Revenue Authority of Rwanda and Uganda's Vision all booked their place in the 2015 Women's African Club Championship quarterfinals on Sunday.
They join Kenya Pipeline and Tunisia's Carthage, who had already qualified for the last eight that will take place in the October Hall in Cairo on Tuesday following a rest day on Monday. Shams will play Vision, Carthage meet Revenue, Ahly face FAP and Pipeline line up against GSP.
In Pool A hosts Shams secured their second win, against Saltigue of Senegal 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-16) ahead of Rwandan side Revenue Authority, who finished second. Al Ahly meanwhile overpowered Kenya Commercial Bank 3-0 (25-18, 25-10, 25-23) to lead Pool B, followed by GSP in second place.
Carthage of Tunisia defeated Injis from Cameroon 3-0 (26-24, 25-19, 25-19) to top Pool D and they go into the quarterfinals as the only team in the competition to have won three from three. Vision meanwhile made history by reaching the last eight for the first time by defeating Seychelles side ARSU (Seychelles) 3-2 (24-26, 25-20, 20-25, 25-22, 15-11).