Tunisia to host 2017 African Club Championships

Tunisia to host 2017 African Club Championships
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Published January 4th, 2017 - 17:20 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) has endorsed Tunisia Volleyball Federation to host the 2017 Men's and Women's African Club Championships.

The annual continental showpiece will be held in two separate cities and months. Tunis will host men's category in March while the women's competition will be hosted in April in Kelibia city with CAVB yet to announce specific dates for both tournaments.

The Club Championships is considered one of the most attractive volleyball tournaments in Africa attracting best clubs from across the continent.

Last year, a record number of 42 teams graced the event with 24 clubs featuring for the men's competition while 18 clubs participated in the women category. The competition was hosted in Cairo, Egypt.

The winners of the two-week tournament will represent Africa at the 2017 women and Men's Club World Championship. CAVB set February 28 as the final date for clubs to confirm their participation in the prestigious event.

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