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      Kasarani indoor arena, Nairobi Kenya - 4th June 2019 The 2019 All African Games Zone 5 qualifiers served off at the...

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    Lugogo Indoor Arena, Rwanda - 19th May, 2019 National Women's volleyball team Malkia Strikers edged out their East African rivals Rwanda...

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About KVF

The sport of volleyball, which in Kenya, is run under the auspices of the Kenya Volleyball Federation, was introduced in the country in the early 1962. The Federation was registered with the Federation of International Volleyball (FIVB) in 1964. ”

Kenya Volleyball Federation was founded in 1964 and is affiliated to the Kenya National Sports Council (KNSC), the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K), Confederation of Africa Volleyball (CAVB) and the Federation of International Volleyball (FIVB).

It is the role of the Federation to identify, nurture and develop talent, promote volleyball, oversee volleyball activities in schools, colleges and other institutions, develop technical personnel (coaches and referees), organize volleyball competitions in the country and prepare different categories of national volleyball teams – youth, junior and senior players –  and enter them for relevant competitions.

 

 

 

KCB FINISH 2ND IN THE 2018 GENOCIDE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT IN RWANDA

Kenya Commercial Bank Ladies Volleyball team finished 2nd overall in the just concluded 2018 Genocide Memorial Tournament held in in Kigali, Rwanda form 9-10th of June, 2018 at Amahoro Indoor gymnasium after going down 1-3 to eventual winners Nkumba University of Uganda in a pulsating final match played yesterday.  Led by Head Coach Khayinga, and assisted by Coach Muthui, the bankers played their heart out throughout the tournament despite losing the finals. 

KCB were the only Kenyan representatives at the event that is held annually to promote peace as well as honour the victims of the 1994  Genocide. In the preliminary matches, KCB faced host team APR from Rwanda, whom they saw off in straight sets 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-16). Their second match pitted them against RRA of Rwanda, a match which they lost 1-3. They however recovered to win the remaining group matches hence qualifying for the semi finals. In the semi-finals, KCB faced APR of Rwanda for the second time, edging them out in straight sets 3-0 to book a final slot. In the other semi-final, Surprise team Nkumba of Uganda Saw off favorites RRA of Rwanda to qualify for the final. 

KCB then faced Nkumba University in the finals, going down 1-3(25-23, 15-25, 22-25, 18-25). They are expected back in the Country to continue with their training schedule in readiness for the 4th leg of the KVF National League slated for the 21st of June, 2018, in Kapsabet, Nandi County. On the same note, Four of their players who got a National Team call up will link up with the rest of the team for the non-residential training at the Kasarani indoor Gymnasium. the four are: Milgrene Lituva, Lincy Jeruto, Eglay Kulova and Nancy Mulonza.

Kenya women’s Volleyball team beats Mexico 3-1

The Kenya ladies team defeated fellows newcomers Mexico by three sets to one in Pool ‘Q’ and stand as the only debutant survivor on the opening day of the Intercontinental Round of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix in Mexico.

Kenyan hitter Mercy Moim topped all scorers with 22 points, leading Lydia Maiyo and Blackie Agala who had 12 points each while Makuto and Ruth Jepngetich had 9 and 8 points respectively as they guided Kenya to a 25-18, 25-23, 18-25, and 25-22 victory.Kenya coach David Lungaho was happy with the victory but commended the efforts of their opponents, especially Lizbeth Sainz, who notched 14 points for the losing side.

Kenyan volleyball team upbeat

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National women volleyball team coach David Lung’aho has maintained the bulk of his regular squad to do duty during the ultimate stage of the FIVB World Championship qualifiers. The competition involving hosts Kenya, Uganda, Seychelles, Tunisia, Senegal, Mozambique and Cape Verde kicks off at the Kasarani gymnasium on Sunday with a match between Kenya and Uganda on the cards. The top team at the end of the competition, which will be played on a round-robin basis, will qualify for the World Championship in Poland in September.

We are not taking any of the teams for granted, although we know very little about the likes of Seychelles and Cape Verde. But going by ranking, we expect Tunisia and Senegal to be the biggest threat to our chances of securing qualification,” Lungaho said. “The team is in good shape and they have also trained for a longer period compared to the men’s team. They have never disappointed us and we are certain they will deliver again,” Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) first Vice Chairman Evans Nyaberi said. Nyaberi has also confirmed that entrance will be free to all fans wishing to follow the matches. Kenya is seeking to qualify for the World Championship for the sixth consecutive time.

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Kenya women’s Volleyball team beats Mexico 3-1

Kenya women’s Volleyball team beats Mexico 3-1

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KCB FINISH 2ND IN THE 2018 GENOCIDE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT IN RWANDA

KCB FINISH 2ND IN THE 2018 GENOCIDE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT IN RWANDA

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Kasarani indoor arena, Nairobi Kenya - 4th June 2019

The 2019 All African Games Zone 5 qualifiers served off at the Kasarani indoor arena in Nairobi. The three day event set to end on Wednesday has four teams competing for one slot to the Morocco bound games. Volleyball fans were treated to a wonderful spectacle of high level volleyball as the competing teams fought hard for every score point that will inch them closer to the sole ticket. 

In the first match of the day, Africa's powerhouse Egypt fought off the challenge of fast rising East African nation Rwanda after edging them out 3-1(25-22, 25-18, 23-25, 25-16). The Pharaohs were in a class of their own as they capitalized on their opponents' mistakes to secure the first two sets while they made very few mistakes. The Coach Bitok led charges pulled a set back, winning it by 25-21, sending the match into the 4th set in which the North Africans won won comfortably 25-16. 

In the second match of the day, Hosts Kenya laboured to beat their regional rivals Uganda, 3-2(22-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-27, 15-12). Kenya, under the tutelage of Coach Epoloto got off to a bad start by failing to contain the Europe based Ugandan professionals Daudi Okello(jersey 6) and Malinga Kathbert(jersey 12). The duo tormented the Kenyan blocks and defense systems as the Ugandans powered their way to bag the first set 25-21. 

Coach Epoloto retained the same starting line up that ended the 1st set comprising setter Melly, opposite player Chemos, Middle blockers Kipkorir and Kipkirui while the outside hitters were Matui and captain Jairus. The team, buoyed by the presence of cheering fans fought hard in the next two sets, winning both by the same margin 25-21, tilting the set advantage to the Kenyans. Opposite player Chemos was untouchable while captain Jairus' defense and reception was exceptional. Middle blockers Kipkorir and Kipkirui were in hand to block the attacks of the hard hitting Ugandans. 

The 4th set seemed to be going to the Kenyans as they led 22-19 at some point in the set before a number of costly mistakes allowed the Ugandans to crawl back and level the score at 24-24, 25-25 before the visiting Ugandans wrapped up the set 27-25 sending the match into a tie break. 

Kenya began the fifth set brightly as they opened up a 4 point gap, 8-4 before the Ugandans came back to reduce the gap by 2 points, trailing 13-11. A costly generic error by the Ugandan player awarded Kenya a point at 14-12 before Outside hitter Nicholas Matui sealed the match with a ferocious attack to bag the set 15-12. A collective team effort and spirit ensured that the Kenyans ran away with the victory. 

Kenya will next face Rwanda on Tuesday, 4th of June, 2019 at 1600 hours while Uganda will battle it out with Egypt at 1400 hours. 

 

 

 

 

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