Beach volleyball

In-form Younousse, Tijan retain Asian Championship crown The Qatari players win the title without dropping a set May 13, 2019

Qatar’s star players Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan defended the Asian Championship crown with an emphatic 2-0 victory over top seeds Chinese Gao Peng and Li Yang in Maoming, China on Sunday. The young and surging Qataris used aggression to rattle the rivals...

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Younousse, Tijan target Xiamen Open bronze medal Apr 29, 2019

The Qatari pair put up a strong show and won two of out of three matches in knockout stage Qatari beach volleyball stars Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan will be looking to bag their third FIVB World Tour bronze medal as they clash with Italian giant-killers Enrico...

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Qatar’s Abdelrasoul, Mahmoud make it to Satun 1-Star knockout Apr 10, 2019

Qatar’s Tamer Abdelrasoul and Assam Ahmed Mahmoud made it to the round one in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Satun 1-Star with one win and one loss in Satun, Thailand on Tuesday. The Qatari pair, seeded ninth, had a superb start against the eighth seeds...

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Cherif, Tajin win Emir’s Beach Volleyball Cup title Apr 1, 2018

Seasoned beach volleyballers Cherif Younousse and Tajin Ahmed of team Qatar-3 emerged champions at the inaugural Emir’s Beach Volleyball Cup when they beat Qatar-1 by a margin of 2-1 in the final yesterday. The tournament was held during the Qatar Olympic Committee...

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Dutch Brouwer, Meeuwsen end title wait in Doha Mar 11, 2018

Rio Olympic Games bronze winners and former world champions Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen returned to winner’s circle after almost a year when the Dutch pair rallied from a set down to win the 4-Star Katara Beach Volley Cup on Saturday. Ninth seeds Brouwer...

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Historic Katara Cup bronze medal for Younousse & Tijan Mar 11, 2018

Qatar’s young and dashing duo of Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan pulled off a historic bronze medal on the FIVB Beach World Tour as they overcame top seeds Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena of the USA in three sets in the Katara Cup. At the majestic Katara Amphitheater,...

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Younousse, Tijan go down fighting to Brouwer & Meeuwsen in Katara Cup semis Mar 10, 2018

The lack of experience in handling clutch points at the highest level hurt Qatar’s Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan. The Qatari pair’s dream run was cut short in the semi-finals of the Katara Beach Volleyball Cup by battle-hardened Dutch Alexander Brouwer and...

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Younousse, Tijan grind three wins, qualify for Katara Cup semis Mar 9, 2018

The new Qatari pair of Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan, both 22, showcased their calibre and craft as they ground out three back-to-back wins, two of them in three sets, and booked a spot in the 4-Star Katara Beach Volleyball Cup on Thursday. At the Katara Amphitheater,...

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Qatar’s Younousse and Tijan advance to next round of Katara Cup Mar 8, 2018

Qatar’s Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan defeated Nico Beeler and Marco Krattiger of Switzerland 21-15, 16-21, 15-10 to enter the knockout round of the FIVB World Tour Katara Beach Volleyball Cup yesterday. Younousse and Tijan lost their opener against Ryan Doherty...

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Qatar teams to prep for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers at Katara Beach Volleyball Cup Mar 7, 2018

Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) are considering the FIVB Katara Beach Volleyball Cup as preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games qualifiers. Qatar has fielded three different pairs for the four-star event with the aim to achieve the right balance for the teams...

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