4/12/2017 7:54:52 AM

Qatar duo wins tourney

Qatar duo wins tourney

QATAR’S Jefferson Pereira and Cheriff Younousse won the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Beach Tour’s Second Pak Bara Master at Satun, Thailand, on Tuesday.

Pereira and Cheriff beat Indonesia’s Ade Candra and Mohammed Asfiya 21-9, 21-15 in the 33-minute final.

Qatar’s other pair of Julio Cesar Junior and Tijan Ahmed finished fourth after losing to Australia’s Damien Schumann and Christopher McHugh 15-21, 16-21 in the bronze-medal play-off match.

It was the Qatar team’s first outing under new Argentinian coach Mariano Baracetti. They will next compete at the AVC Samila Open, beginning in the Thai city of Songkhla on Thursday. 

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