Qatar’s Julio and Tijan finish second in Agadir world tour


Qatar beach volleyball team, comprising Ahmed Tijan and Julio Cesar, finished runners-up in the 2017 Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Agadir, Morocco, yesterday.

Julio/Tijan lost to the French duo of Youssef Krou and Quincy Aye 2-0 (21-18, 21-14) in the final yesterday.

For their spot in yesterday’s final, the Qataris had defeated Iran’s Bahman Salemiinjehboroun and Rahman Raoufi 2-1 (21-13, 17-21, 15-11).

The Qatari duo reached the last-four stage after they defeated Switzerland’s Mirco Gerson and Michiel Zandbergen 2-1.