In 2013 Carthage of Tunisia hosted the African Volleyball Women Clubs Championship, it was the first time they made the last four and then settled for fourth place.

At this year’s edition, Carthage were determined to better their 2014 performance and again got into the semifinals, unfortunately for them, home side Al Ahly dismissed them 3-2.

But that didn’t stop the Tunisians from going a step further as they won their bronze medal match against Al Shams 3-2 on Sunday on Cairo Egypt.

Carthage led the first two sets 25-17, 31-29 in a heated tiw, but the home side Al Shams forced a tie breaker by winning the third and fourth sets 25-20, 25-217.

Just like the second set, Carthage needed deuce to win the tie breaker 16-14 to become the best ranked Tunisian club since Club African beat Al Ahly SC to win the 1989 title.

Al shams, appearing at the game for the first time have left a mark with their fourth place finish.

Finals on Sunday April 5, 2015: 2000 Al Ahly (Egypt) v Pipeline (Kenya)
Final Ranking
3. Carthage (Tunisia)
4. Al Shams (Egypt)
5. GSP (Algeria)
6. RRA (Rwanda)
7. VVC (Uganda)
8. FAP (Cameroon)
9. ARSU (Seychelles)
10. Injis (Cameroon)
11. KCB (Kenya)
12. Kutlwano (Botswana)
13. Saltigue (Senegal)

Senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports mainly covering volleyball, football and badminton

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