FIVB World Tour
US$300,000 Cancun Hub - 2nd Event
April 22 - 26, 2021
Cherif Samba/Ahmed Tijan, Qatar
 
Cherif Younousse Samba
Qatar
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: May 22, 1995 (25 yrs old)
Home Town: Dakar, Senegal
Resides: Doha
Height: 195 cm (6'5")
Weight: 76 kg (167 lb)
Seasons: 8
Tournaments: 54
Career Wins: 2
Career Winnings: US$112,650.00
Ahmed Tijan
Qatar
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 28, 1995 (25 yrs old)
Home Town: Banjul, Gambia
Resides: Doha
Height: 186 cm (6'1")
Weight: 80 kg (176 lb)
Seasons: 7
Tournaments: 48
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Doha 2021)
Career Winnings: US$84,850.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725334149Money
FIVB311030609090110 US$155,500.00
FIVB Age Group WC10000000000001 US$0.00
Overall321030609090111 US$155,500.00
Previous Cancun Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2021 Ahmed Tijan - 0th Cherif Samba - 0th
2021 Ahmed Tijan - 0th Cherif Samba - 0th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 4/16-20/2021 Cancun 4 Star - 1st 17   240 US$2,000.00
FIVB 3/8-12/2021 Doha 4-star 8 5 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 2/23-26/2021 Doha 1 Star 1 1 0 US$1,000.00
FIVB 3/9-13/2020 Doha Four Star 8 17 320 US$3,000.00
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
Head to Head Results
Samba/Tijan lead the series against the field 40-31
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Lead the series against Abbiati/Andreatta, Italy 1-0
7/19/19FIVBEspinho Four Star Pool F Samba/Tijan 6 Abbiati/Andreatta 27 21-16, 21-14 0:29
Series tied with Aye/Gauthier-Rat, France 1-1
3/10/20FIVBDoha Four Star Pool H Samba/Tijan 8 Aye/Gauthier-Rat 24, Q2 21-16, 21-15 0:30
7/25/19FIVBTokyo Four Star Pool E Aye/Gauthier-Rat 20, Q13 Samba/Tijan 8 21-19, 21-16 0:32
Lead the series against 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
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
Trail the series against 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 Carambula/Rossi, Italy 2-0
6/28/19FIVBWorld Championships Hamburg Pool D Samba/Tijan 4 Carambula/Rossi 45 19-21, 21-14, 18-16 0:56
4/28/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Bronze Medal Samba/Tijan 7 Carambula/Rossi 27 13-21, 21-15, 15-10 0:46
Series tied with Cerutti/Filho, Brazil 2-2
8/2/19FIVBVienna Major Five Star Winner 2 Cerutti/Filho 5 Samba/Tijan 19 21-19, 21-15 0:37
7/26/19FIVBTokyo Four Star Pool E Samba/Tijan 8 Cerutti/Filho 5 21-19, 21-15 0:44
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
Lead the series against Crabb/Gibb, United States 3-0
8/9/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool H Samba/Tijan 9 Crabb/Gibb 8 21-19, 22-20 0:38
8/4/18FIVBVienna Major Winner 3 Samba/Tijan 24, Q5 Crabb/Gibb 13, Q1 21-11, 21-18 0:33
6/29/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 1 Samba/Tijan 22 Crabb/Gibb 17 21-16, 21-17 0:38
Series tied with Dalhausser/Lucena, United States 2-2
8/1/19FIVBVienna Major Five Star Pool C Samba/Tijan 19 Dalhausser/Lucena 14 28-26, 21-18 0:44
7/4/19FIVBWorld Championships Hamburg Winner 1 Dalhausser/Lucena 6 Samba/Tijan 4 21-18, 21-15 0:39
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 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
Series tied with Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg, Austria 3-3
8/2/19FIVBVienna Major Five Star Winner 1 Samba/Tijan 19 Ermacora/Pristauz-Telsnigg 32 21-13, 21-16 0:41
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
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
Trail the series against Gavira/Herrera, Spain 1-2
3/10/21FIVBDoha 4-star Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 8 Gavira/Herrera 12 21-16, 21-15 0:35
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 Gaxiola/Rubio, Mexico 1-0
3/9/21FIVBDoha 4-star Pool H Samba/Tijan 8 Gaxiola/Rubio 24, Q2 21-19, 18-21, 15-11 0:50
Trail the series against Goncalves/Oscar Schmidt, Brazil 0-4
9/6/19FIVBWorld Tour Finals Rome Winner 2 Goncalves/Oscar Schmidt 10 Samba/Tijan 19 21-17, 21-13 0:37
8/1/19FIVBVienna Major Five Star Pool C Goncalves/Oscar Schmidt 3 Samba/Tijan 19 21-18, 21-17 0:35
7/26/19FIVBTokyo Four Star Winner 1 Goncalves/Oscar Schmidt 2 Samba/Tijan 8 21-19, 21-19 0:47
7/12/19FIVBGstaad Major Series Winner 3 Goncalves/Oscar Schmidt 6 Samba/Tijan 14 20-22, 23-21, 15-10 0:52
Lead the series against Grimalt/Grimalt, Chile 2-1
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
Lead the series against Haussener/Metral, Switzerland 1-0
2/26/21FIVBDoha 1 Star Gold Medal Samba/Tijan 1 Haussener/Metral 2 21-15, 21-19 0:34
Lead the series against 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
Lead the series against Kislytsyn/Kuvichka, Russia 1-0
2/25/21FIVBDoha 1 Star Winner 2 Samba/Tijan 1 Kislytsyn/Kuvichka 7 22-20, 21-13 0:37
Trail the series against Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy, Russia 1-2
9/5/19FIVBWorld Tour Finals Rome Pool C Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy 3 Samba/Tijan 19 21-17, 21-14 0:34
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
Lead the series against 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
Trail the series against Lupo/Nicolai, Italy 0-2
3/11/20FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 1 Lupo/Nicolai 4 Samba/Tijan 8 21-16, 21-18 0:34
10/19/18FIVBLas Vegas Four Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 7 Samba/Tijan 6 21-18, 21-17 0:31
Lead the series against 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
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
Series tied with 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
Series tied with Perusic/Schweiner, Czech Republic 1-1
3/11/21FIVBDoha 4-star Winner 3 Perusic/Schweiner 14 Samba/Tijan 8 17-21, 21-18, 17-15 1:00
6/29/19FIVBWorld Championships Hamburg Pool D Samba/Tijan 4 Perusic/Schweiner 28 18-21, 21-13, 18-16 0:56
Lead the series against 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
Lead the series against 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
Lead the series against Seidl/Waller, Austria 1-0
3/9/21FIVBDoha 4-star Pool H Samba/Tijan 8 Seidl/Waller 25, Q3 22-20, 21-15 0:38