Asaria volleyball team arrived in Egypt on Saturday to join three other Libyan teams representing their country in the 2019 Men’s African Volleyball Club Championship, which starts on 1 April with the participation of 23 teams.
The teams from Libya are al-Swehly, Ahli Tripoli, al-Ittihad al-Misrati, and Asaria.
Ahli Tripoli won a bronze medal twice in the 2009 and 2013 editions, while Swehly finished fourth in the last three competitions as well as in 2008.
The host Egypt will be having two teams participating. The 13-time winner Al-Ahly hosts the competition for a second year in a row. They finished at second position five times at previous competitions. The other Egyptian club, Smouha, won the bronze medal in 2018, and 2016. They finished fourth in 2015.