Sports: Five Nations to battle in Cameroon for an Olympic games ticket

The Female Volleyball Qualifiers For The 2020 Olympic Games has been scheduled to take place in Cameroon from the 4th of January to

the 9 next year with the lionesses up against power houses in Africa like Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria and Botswana.

Only one team will qualify for next years sporting showpiece as these 5 countries go heads on in Yaoundé with the draws done this

Tuesday evening in Cairo Egypt.

Christelle Nana and co go into this qualifiers as African champions but will be facing tough challenges from the likes of Kenya who have

always had their heads high up when it comes to volleyball in the continent.

But Egypt is also a team to look out for as they were finalist of the qualifiers back in 2016 However Nigeria and Botswana will not also be

left aside as they all will want to make history in the backyard of the volleyball lionesses.

The girls of coach Jean Rene Akono begin camping in Poland on December 22 before coming back to the country on January 2 2020 48

hours to the competition.

The program goes thus:

Women Drawing (Cameroon to choose which day to start with)

Day 1: Nigeria v Cameroon Botswana v Kenya

Day 2: Cameroon v Kenya Nigeria v EgyptDay 3: Egypt v Cameroon Botswana v Nigeria

Day 4: Nigeria v Kenya Egypt v Botswana

Day 5: Botswana v Cameroon Kenya v Egypt

The final match schedule will be declared on Thursday after both hosts declared their starting match.

By John Paul Sama