Drawing of Lots sets countdown for African Zone Championships

ParaVolley Africa (PVA) will conduct the draw for the forthcoming Africa Sitting Volleyball Zone Championships on Saturday, January 6.

ParaVolley Africa President, Ehab Hassanein, confirmed that the draw will be conducted via Zoom at the FRMSPSH Headquarters in Rabat, Morocco at 17:00 local time (GMT+1), with the tournament scheduled from January 29 to February 3 in the Nigerian city of Lagos.

ParaVolley Africa president Ehab Hassanein

Representatives of the participating teams, members of the local organising committee and the media have been invited to attend the online event.

A total of 11 teams have confirmed participation for the competition, including Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Rwanda in the women’s tournament, and Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Kenya, Algeria, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Nigeria in the men’s tournament.

The African Zone Championships will be the first of the two remaining Paralympic Games qualifiers in the 2024 World ParaVolley calendar. World ParaVolley’s last chance qualifiers for the Paralympics in Paris will be held in Dali, China from April 3-10.

The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games sitting volleyball events will take place between August 29 and September 7 at the North Paris Arena.