FIVB World Tour
US$150,000 Doha Four Star
March 12 - 16, 2019
Cherif Samba/Ahmed Tijan, Qatar
 
Cherif Younousse Samba
Qatar
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: May 22, 1995 (23 yrs old)
Home Town: Dakar, Senegal
Resides: Doha
Height: 195 cm (6'5")
Weight: 76 kg (167 lb)
Seasons: 6
Tournaments: 40
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Kish Island 2016)
Career Winnings: US$74,150.00
Ahmed Tijan
Qatar
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 28, 1995 (23 yrs old)
Home Town: Banjul, Gambia
Resides: Doha
Height: 186 cm (6'1")
Weight: 80 kg (176 lb)
Seasons: 5
Tournaments: 34
Career Best: 2nd (2 times)
Career Winnings: US$46,350.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725334149Money
FIVB170020305050110 US$78,500.00
FIVB Age Group WC10000000000001 US$0.00
Overall180020305050111 US$78,500.00
Previous Doha Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2014 Ahmed Tijan - 41st Cherif Samba - 41st
2016 Jefferson Santos Pereira - 17th Assam Mahmoud - 17th
2016 Jefferson Santos Pereira - 25th Julio Nascimento - 17th
2018 Ahmed Tijan - 3rd Cherif Samba - 3rd
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 10/17-21/2018 Las Vegas Four Star 6 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 10/9-14/2018 Yangzhou Four Star 1 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 8/8-12/2018 Moscow Four Star 9 5 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 7/31-8/5/2018 Vienna Major 24, Q5 3 960 US$20,000.00
FIVB 7/25-29/2018 Tokyo Three Star 1 5 360 US$3,000.00
FIVB 7/9-14/2018 Gstaad Major 23, Q5 17 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 7/3-8/2018 Espinho Four Star 22 5 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 6/27-7/1/2018 Poland Four Star 22 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 6/20-24/2018 Ostrava Four Star Q1 33 160 US$0.00
FIVB 5/16-20/2018 Itapema Four Star 15 17 320 US$3,000.00
FIVB 5/9-13/2018 Lucerne Three Star 2 17 240 US$1,500.00
FIVB 5/2-6/2018 Mersin Three Star 1 9 300 US$2,000.00
FIVB 4/18-22/2018 Xiamen Four Star 18 17 320 US$3,000.00
Head to Head Results
Samba/Tijan lead the series against the field 15-13
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Series tied with Beeler/Krattiger, Switzerland 1-1
5/18/18FIVBItapema Four Star Winner 1 Beeler/Krattiger 19 Samba/Tijan 15 21-16, 21-15 0:33
3/7/18FIVBDoha Four Star Pool H Samba/Tijan 8 Beeler/Krattiger 24, Q3 21-15, 16-21, 15-10 0:47
Trail the series against Brouwer/Meeuwsen, Netherlands 1-3
8/5/18FIVBVienna Major Bronze Medal Samba/Tijan 24, Q5 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 5 25-23, 17-21, 15-12 0:57
6/30/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 Samba/Tijan 22 22-20, 21-16 0:34
5/17/18FIVBItapema Four Star Pool B Brouwer/Meeuwsen 2 Samba/Tijan 15 21-13, 21-15 0:30
3/9/18FIVBDoha Four Star Semi-Finals Brouwer/Meeuwsen 9 Samba/Tijan 8 22-20, 21-18 0:32
Series tied with Bryl/Fijalek, Poland 1-1
8/5/18FIVBVienna Major Semi-Finals Bryl/Fijalek 14 Samba/Tijan 24, Q5 21-15, 21-17 0:42
3/8/18FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 3 Samba/Tijan 8 Bryl/Fijalek 12 15-21, 21-16, 15-10 0:47
Lead the series against Dalhausser/Lucena, United States 1-0
3/10/18FIVBDoha Four Star Bronze Medal Samba/Tijan 8 Dalhausser/Lucena 1 21-19, 19-21, 15-13 0:52
Lead the series against Doppler/Horst, Austria 1-0
8/3/18FIVBVienna Major Pool H Samba/Tijan 24, Q5 Doppler/Horst 8 19-21, 21-15, 15-10 0:56
Series tied with Evans/Kolinske, United States 1-1
10/19/18FIVBLas Vegas Four Star Winner 1 Samba/Tijan 6 Evans/Kolinske 25, Q4 21-19, 21-17 0:36
5/11/18FIVBLucerne Three Star Pool B Evans/Kolinske 15 Samba/Tijan 2 21-19, 21-19 0:39
Lead the series against Gao/Li, China 1-0
4/19/18FIVBXiamen Four Star Pool B Samba/Tijan 18 Gao/Li 31 14-21, 21-16, 17-15 0:42
Lead the series against Giginoglu/Gogtepe, Turkey 1-0
8/9/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool H Samba/Tijan 9 Giginoglu/Gogtepe 24, Q4 19-21, 21-16, 15-12 0:49
Trail the series against Gordieiev/Popov, Ukraine 0-1
10/11/18FIVBYangzhou Four Star Pool A Gordieiev/Popov 32, Q11 Samba/Tijan 1 21-17, 21-16 0:33
Series tied with Grimalt/Grimalt, Chile 1-1
7/28/18FIVBTokyo Three Star Winner 3 Grimalt/Grimalt 7 Samba/Tijan 1 16-21, 21-18, 15-10 0:46
5/17/18FIVBItapema Four Star Pool B Samba/Tijan 15 Grimalt/Grimalt 18 27-25, 29-27 0:49
Trail the series against Horl/Winter, Austria 0-1
2/21/18FIVBKish Island Three Star Pool C Horl/Winter 19 Samba/Tijan 3 19-21, 21-17, 15-12 0:42
Lead the series against Kazdailis/Rumsevicius, Lithuania 1-0
5/3/18FIVBMersin Three Star Pool A Samba/Tijan 1 Kazdailis/Rumsevicius 17 21-14, 23-21 0:38
Lead the series against Leshukov/Semenov, Russia 1-0
8/10/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 9 Leshukov/Semenov 10 21-18, 17-21, 19-17 0:51
Lead the series against Li/Zhou, China 1-0
7/10/18FIVBGstaad Major Qualifier 1 Samba/Tijan 23, Q5 Li/Zhou Q28 21-13, 16-21, 15-9 0:40
Trail the series against Lupo/Nicolai, Italy 0-1
10/19/18FIVBLas Vegas Four Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 7 Samba/Tijan 6 21-18, 21-17 0:31
Trail the series against O'Gorman/Saxton, Canada 0-1
4/19/18FIVBXiamen Four Star Pool B O'Gorman/Saxton 15 Samba/Tijan 18 25-23, 21-18 0:39
Lead the series against Pedlow/Schachter, Canada 2-1
10/13/18FIVBYangzhou Four Star Winner 2 Pedlow/Schachter 11 Samba/Tijan 1 25-23, 22-20 0:44
7/6/18FIVBEspinho Four Star Pool F Samba/Tijan 22 Pedlow/Schachter 11 15-21, 21-18, 15-11 0:47
3/8/18FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 1 Samba/Tijan 8 Pedlow/Schachter 11 21-19, 21-14 0:33
Trail the series against Thole/Wickler, Germany 0-1
6/28/18FIVBPoland Four Star Pool F Thole/Wickler 27, Q9 Samba/Tijan 22 19-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:50
Lead the series against Walkenhorst/Winter, Germany 1-0
7/6/18FIVBEspinho Four Star Pool F Samba/Tijan 22 Walkenhorst/Winter 27, Q10 21-18, 21-19 0:39