Cairo, Egypt, January 26, 2020- The complete lineup for 2020 Men’s Continental Cup confirmed after the 20 teams participating in this round determined at the end of the subzonal phase of the competition held in the preliminary 10 pools.
The qualifiers for the second round are Tunisia (Pool 1), Gambia, Sierra Leone (Pool 2). Ghana, Togo (Pool 3), Niger, Nigeria (Pool 4), Congo Brazzaville (Pool 5), Rwanda, Egypt (Pool 6), Tanzania, Kenya (Pool 7), Mozambique , Zambia (Pool 8), South Africa, Botswana (Pool 9), Mauritius (Pool 10), as well as the qualifiers as best third teams Sudan, South Sudan and Mali.
The 20 teams will be divided into 4 pools of 5 teams where the op 2 of each pool qualify to the finals among the best 8 teams in the continent.
The Continental Cup is considered also as the qualifying process for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Men Qualifiers to the second round of CAVB Continental Cup
|Pools||Ranking Participating teams||Qualifiers to the second round|
|Pool 1 (Zone I)||1. Tunisia2. Morocco||Tunisia|
|Pool 2 (Zone II)||1. Gambia2. Sierra Leone3. Mali4. Guinea Conakry||GambiaSierra Leone|
|Pool 3 (Zone III)||1. Ghana2. Togo3. Core d’Ivoire||GhanaTogo|
|Pool 4 (Zone III)||1. Niger2. Nigeria3. Benin||NigerNigeria|
|Pool 5 (Zone IV)||1. Congo Brazzaville2. Congo DR||Congo Brazzaville|
|Pool 6 (Zone V)||1. Rwanda2. Egypt3. South Sudan4.Eritrea||RwandaEgypt|
|Pool 7 (Zone V)||1. Tanzania2. Kenya3. Sudan4. Uganda||TanzaniaKenya|
|Pool 8 (Zone VI)||1. Mozambique2. Zambia3. Zimbabwe||MozambiqueZambia|
|Pool 9 (Zone VI)||1. South Africa2. Botswana3. Eswatini||South AfricaBotswana|
|Pool 10 (Zone VII)||1. Mauritius2. Seychelles||Mauritius|
|Best third ranked teams||1. Sudan2. South Sudan3. Mali4. Benin5. Cote d’Ivoire6. Zimbabwe7. Eswatini||SudanSouth SudanMali|
|Total||30||Total qualified 20|