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Cape Town to host African Nations Champs

The 2010 Boys under-19 African Nations Championships will be hosted by the Western Cape Sports School in Kuils River, Cape Town from 12-19 September.

In the 2009 championship, contested in Egypt in 2008, the hosts lost to rivals Tunisia in the final and Algeria were the bronze medallists. The winner of the 2010 Cape Town event will represent the African continent at the 2011 FIVB Boys Youth World Championship.

Participating countries in Cape Town will be: South Africa, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Congo Brazzaville and RD Congo.

The South African team is: Dean Layters, Miles Thompson, Clint Sanders, Robin Wessels, Marshallino Julies, Cody Isaacs, Bulumko Mabambulu, Carlo van Nelson, Cruden Daniels (All Western Cape), Thabo Ntombela (Gauteng), Nathaniel Rafapa (Limpopo Province) and Ruwellyn Pillay (Kwa Zulu Natal). Coach: Loet Groenewald (Western Cape), Assistant Coach: Adrian Strydom (Western Cape), Manager: Cliffy Chetty (Kwa Zulu Natal)