Junior Malkia Strikers keep World ticket hopes alive as they cruise past Senegal

Junior Malkia Strikers keep World ticket  hopes alive as they cruise past Senegal

Junior Malkia Strikers keep World ticket hopes alive as they cruise past Senegal

Kenya's U-23 Women volleyball team  hopes of qualifying for the 2017 FIVB World Championship remained high on Tuesday  following their convincing win over Senegal at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Nairobi.

After losing to the now potential Africa title winners Egypt on Monday , the Junior Strikers needed a win of straight sets  and hope that Egypt beats Rwanda  to keep their title hopes of qualifying alive.

In their match against Senegal, the Kenyan side coached by Catherine Mabwi and Josp Barasa took nothing to chance as they dominated all three sets winning 3-0 (25-17,25-7,25-8).

The Kenya side has now two wins from three matches while Egypt have managed two wins from two matches. Egypt are yet to play Botswana and Senegal.

Kenya will take on Rwanda , that is coached by Kenya's Paul Bitok , in a match that Kenya must win to qualify for the World Championships.

Earlier at the same venue, Egypt humbled Rwanda with straight sets of (25-14,25-17,25-21)  to ease the road for Kenya who now must beat Rwanda .

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