Rabat, Morocco, March 26, 2021 – The African beach volleyball Olympic qualifiers will resume in June after CAVB issued a statement in respect to the event.
Following the approval of the FIVB, the 2nd Round Phase & Finals of the CAVB Beach Volleyball Continental Cup (2018 – 2021) will be held under a secure BUBBLE concept Organisation; that is; both gender in a single venue and at the same time.
We are pleased to inform you that this secure BUBBLE concept organisation and the updated competition progression scheme has been approved by the FIVB in accordance with the Olympic Qualification principles stipulated by the IOC and ensures that the equal opportunity and fair access principles be applied to such a prestigious event to select the best athletes representing CAVB through their field performances at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
It is obvious that our secure BUBBLE concept organisation will provide a safer environment in those special times of COVID-19 pandemic; demonstrating our strong commitment to ensure that the CAVB Beach Volleyball Continental Cup (2018 – 2021) be organised in the safest environment for CAVB athletes to return to Beach Volleyball competitions.
The continental Volleyball governing body confirmed the competition will held from June 21st to 27th 2021, venue not yet determine.
The statement added, National Federations shall bid to be awarded the hosting with emphasis on availability of facilities extended to the participating teams and strict sanitary arrangements which shall improve the chances of avoiding COVID-19 transmissions.
So far, Egypt and Mozambique have already earned the right to the Finals after playing a full pool phase of 5 Teams in Uganda in February 2020.
The winner of CAVB beach volleyball continental cup will represent Africa at the 2020 Tokyo Games to held in July-August 2021.