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Qatar’s Tijan, Younousse enter Asian championships quarterfinals

Maoming, China: Qatar’s Ahmed Tijan and Cherif Younousse, the defending champions, stormed into the quarterfinals of the 2019 Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships in Maoming, China.

Second seeds Tijan and Younousse pulled off a one-sided 2-0 (21-12 21-12) win over Kazakhstan’s Dimitriy Yakovlev and Sergey Bogatu to top Pool B.

Tijan and Younousse will take on China’s Yan Tingyang and Li Jie in the last-eight clash on Saturday. Tingyang and Jie beat Japan’s Jumpei Ikeda Katsuhiro Shiratori 2-0 (21-17 21-15) to win the Group G.

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