Egypt took over Kenya 3-2 (25-22, 24-26, 16-15, 25-20, 19-17) in the semifinal of Women's African Olympic Qualifier to qualify for the gold medal match. The match lasting 127 minutes showed extra ordinary performance from the winners but the middle blocker Mariam Metwally and opposite spiker Aya El Shami played the greatest role in the victory.
El Shami scored impressive 34 points making the competition best scoring performance so far, while Metwally closed the ways of the Kenyan attacks with her stuff blocks scoring 10 points. Among other scorers for the winners, Nada meawad contributed also crucial 14 points.
Mercy Moim led the Kenyan scorers with 19 points followed by Lydia Maiyo and Kibor Chelgat 16 points each.