FIVB Tokyo Olympic Qualification Tournament
September 18 - 21, 2019
(5) 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: 51
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Kish Island 2016)
Career Other Best: 13th (Haiyang 2019)
Career Winnings: US$106,650.00
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: 45
Career Best: 2nd (2 times)
Career Other Best: 13th (Haiyang 2019)
Career Winnings: US$78,850.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725334149Money
FIVB270030509080110 US$143,500.00
FIVB Age Group WC10000000000001 US$0.00
Other10000000100000 US$0.00
Overall290030509180111 US$143,500.00
Previous Haiyang Results  Neither player has played in this venue before
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 9/3-8/2019 World Tour Finals Rome 19 9 600 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/30-8/4/2019 Vienna Major Five Star 19 9 600 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/24-28/2019 Tokyo Four Star 8 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 7/17-21/2019 Espinho Four Star 6 17 320 US$3,000.00
FIVB 7/8-13/2019 Gstaad Major Series 14 5 720 US$12,000.00
FIVB 6/28-7/7/2019 World Championships Hamburg 4 17 640 US$7,000.00
FIVB 6/11-16/2019 Warsaw Four Star 7 9 400 US$4,000.00
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 Tokyo Olympic Qualification Tournament Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Wed, 9/18/2019 Pool D Ondrej Perusic / David Schweiner, Czech Republic (12) Lost 21-19, 13-21, 16-18 0:51
Wed, 9/18/2019 Pool D Esteban Grimalt / Marco Grimalt, Chile (13) Lost 14-21, 16-21 0:33
Head to Head Results
Samba/Tijan lead the series against the field 17-12
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Lead the series against # 1 Gao/Li, China 2-0
7/26/19FIVBTokyo Four Star Lucky Loser Samba/Tijan 8 Gao/Li 14, Q5 21-16, 21-14 0:31
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 # 2 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 # 3 Leshukov/Semenov, Russia 3-0
9/5/19FIVBWorld Tour Finals Rome Pool C Samba/Tijan 19 Leshukov/Semenov 14 21-19, 21-12 0:34
7/10/19FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool C Samba/Tijan 14 Leshukov/Semenov 3 23-21, 19-21, 15-13 0:46
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 # 4 Kantor/Losiak, Poland 2-0
9/6/19FIVBWorld Tour Finals Rome Winner 1 Samba/Tijan 19 Kantor/Losiak 22 23-21, 21-15 0:40
4/27/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 7 Kantor/Losiak 6 21-17, 24-22 0:43
Trail the series against # 6 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
Lead the series against # 7 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
Trail the series against # 9 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 # 10 Gavira/Herrera, Spain 0-2
7/19/19FIVBEspinho Four Star Pool F Gavira/Herrera 11 Samba/Tijan 6 21-19, 25-23 0:39
4/27/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Semi-Finals Gavira/Herrera 5 Samba/Tijan 7 21-17, 21-17 0:35
Lead the series against # 11 Plavins/Tocs, Latvia 2-1
7/12/19FIVBGstaad Major Series Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 14 Plavins/Tocs 20, Q2 26-24, 21-19 0:38
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
Series tied with # 12 Perusic/Schweiner, Czech Republic 1-1
9/18/19OtherFIVB Tokyo Olympic Qualification Tournament Pool D Perusic/Schweiner 12 Samba/Tijan 5 19-21, 21-13, 18-16 0:51
6/29/19FIVBWorld Championships Hamburg Pool D Samba/Tijan 4 Perusic/Schweiner 28 18-21, 21-13, 18-16 0:56
Series tied with # 13 Grimalt/Grimalt, Chile 2-2
9/18/19OtherFIVB Tokyo Olympic Qualification Tournament Pool D Grimalt/Grimalt 13 Samba/Tijan 5 21-14, 21-16 0:33
7/10/19FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool C Samba/Tijan 14 Grimalt/Grimalt 19 21-16, 21-19 0:40
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
Series tied with # 14 Pedlow/Schachter, Canada 2-2
7/20/19FIVBEspinho Four Star Winner 1 Pedlow/Schachter 15 Samba/Tijan 6 23-25, 22-20, 15-13 0:56
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