FIVB World Tour
US$300,000 Warsaw Four Star
June 11 - 16, 2019
(7) Cherif Samba/Ahmed Tijan, Qatar
 
Cherif Younousse Samba
Qatar
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: May 22, 1995 (24 yrs old)
Home Town: Dakar, Senegal
Resides: Doha
Height: 195 cm (6'5")
Weight: 76 kg (167 lb)
Seasons: 6
Tournaments: 44
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Kish Island 2016)
Career Winnings: US$85,650.00
Ahmed Tijan
Qatar
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 28, 1995 (24 yrs old)
Home Town: Banjul, Gambia
Resides: Doha
Height: 186 cm (6'1")
Weight: 80 kg (176 lb)
Seasons: 5
Tournaments: 38
Career Best: 2nd (2 times)
Career Winnings: US$57,850.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725334149Money
FIVB210030406060110 US$101,500.00
FIVB Age Group WC10000000000001 US$0.00
Overall220030406060111 US$101,500.00
Previous Warsaw Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2018 Ahmed Tijan - 9th Cherif Samba - 9th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 5/29-6/2/2019 Ostrava Four Star 4 17 320 US$3,000.00
FIVB 4/23-28/2019 Xiamen Four Star 7 3 640 US$10,000.00
FIVB 3/11-16/2019 Doha Four Star 1 5 480 US$6,000.00
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
Warsaw Four Star Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Thu, 6/13/2019 Pool G Jan Pokersnik / Nejc Zemljak, Slovenia (26, Q11) Won 24-22, 21-18 0:42
Fri, 6/14/2019 Pool G Tri Bourne / Trevor Crabb, United States (10) Won 21-16, 21-17 0:36
Sat, 6/15/2019 Winner 2 Viacheslav Krasilnikov / Oleg Stoyanovskiy, Russia (3) Lost 20-22, 19-21 0:38
Head to Head Results
Samba/Tijan lead the series against the field 20-16
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Bryl/Fijalek, Poland 1-2
3/15/19FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 3 Bryl/Fijalek 2 Samba/Tijan 1 21-19, 23-21 0:41
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 # 2 Mol/Sorum, Norway 2-1
4/20/18FIVBXiamen Four Star Winner 1 Mol/Sorum 23, Q2 Samba/Tijan 18 21-14, 21-10 0:30
3/8/18FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 8 Mol/Sorum 19 18-21, 21-18, 20-18 0:50
1/5/18FIVBThe Hague Four Star Pool H Samba/Tijan 8 Mol/Sorum 9 21-23, 21-19, 15-13 0:48
Series tied with # 3 Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy, Russia 1-1
6/15/19FIVBWarsaw Four Star Winner 2 Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy 3 Samba/Tijan 7 22-20, 21-19 0:38
3/14/19FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 1 Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy 5 12-21, 21-18, 15-8 0:40
Series tied with # 4 Dalhausser/Lucena, United States 1-1
3/13/19FIVBDoha Four Star Pool A Dalhausser/Lucena 17 Samba/Tijan 1 13-21, 21-17, 15-9 0:44
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 # 5 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
Trail the series against # 6 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 # 8 Gavira/Herrera, Spain 0-1
4/27/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Semi-Finals Gavira/Herrera 5 Samba/Tijan 7 21-17, 21-17 0:35
Series tied with # 9 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
Lead the series against # 10 Bourne/Crabb, United States 1-0
6/14/19FIVBWarsaw Four Star Pool G Samba/Tijan 7 Bourne/Crabb 10 21-16, 21-17 0:36
Lead the series against # 12 Samoilovs/Smedins, Latvia 1-0
4/27/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Winner 3 Samba/Tijan 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 17-21, 21-18, 15-12 0:47
Trail the series against # 13 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
Series tied with # 14 Cerutti/Filho, Brazil 1-1
5/30/19FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool D Cerutti/Filho 20 Samba/Tijan 4 21-19, 18-21, 15-9 0:52
4/25/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Pool G Samba/Tijan 7 Cerutti/Filho 23, Q2 21-15, 21-14 0:35
Series tied with # 15 Plavins/Tocs, Latvia 1-1
7/12/18FIVBGstaad Major Winner 1 Plavins/Tocs 18 Samba/Tijan 23, Q5 21-17, 19-21, 15-11 0:52
6/28/18FIVBPoland Four Star Pool F Samba/Tijan 22 Plavins/Tocs 11 24-22, 24-22 0:42
Trail the series against # 19 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
Trail the series against # 22 Bergmann/Harms, Germany 0-1
5/11/18FIVBLucerne Three Star Winner 1 Bergmann/Harms 27, Q10 Samba/Tijan 2 13-21, 21-13, 15-13 0:44
Lead the series against # 23 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
Lead the series against # 26, Q11 Pokersnik/Zemljak, Slovenia 1-0
6/13/19FIVBWarsaw Four Star Pool G Samba/Tijan 7 Pokersnik/Zemljak 26, Q11 24-22, 21-18 0:42
Lead the series against # 27, Q13 Berntsen/Mol, Norway 1-0
7/27/18FIVBTokyo Three Star Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 1 Berntsen/Mol 20 18-21, 21-16, 15-11 0:45
Lead the series against # Q3 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
Trail the series against # Q4 Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg, Austria 2-3
5/31/19FIVBOstrava Four Star Winner 1 Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg 28, Q9 Samba/Tijan 4 16-21, 21-15, 15-10 0:43
8/4/18FIVBVienna Major Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 24, Q5 Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg 31 21-13, 21-13 0:38
7/10/18FIVBGstaad Major Qualifier 2 Samba/Tijan 23, Q5 Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg Q21 21-18, 21-19 0:35
6/20/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Qualifier 2 Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg 29, Q16 Samba/Tijan Q1 23-21, 21-17 0:36
2/22/18FIVBKish Island Three Star Winner 1 Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg 12 Samba/Tijan 3 21-16, 17-21, 15-13 0:45
Lead the series against # Q16 Ehlers/Fluggen, Germany 1-0
5/30/19FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool D Samba/Tijan 4 Ehlers/Fluggen 29, Q20 24-22, 21-12 0:38
Lead the series against # Q18 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
Lead the series against # Q19 Kazdailis/Rumsevicius, Lithuania 1-0
5/3/18FIVBMersin Three Star Pool A Samba/Tijan 1 Kazdailis/Rumsevicius 17 21-14, 23-21 0:38