Kenya, Rwanda fall in world beach volleyball opener

Kenya, Rwanda fall in world beach volleyball opener

Naomi Too in action during their opening match against Brazil in Vienna / Photo courtesy of FIVB

Kenyan duo of Gaudencia Makokha and Naomi Too on Saturday lost their world beach Volleyball championships opener 0 - 2 (7 - 21 & 8 - 21 ) to Brazil as the world games started in Vienna Austria.

The Kenyan duo has been drawn in Pool C alongside Brazil , Canada and Netherlands  with their second match coming on Sunday against Netherlands duo of Meppelink and Van Gestel.

Gaudencia and Too return to the world beach volleyball scene after their U-23 experience in Poland in 2013 placed them 25th. 

Rwanda's duo of  Charlotte Nzayisenga and Denise Mutatsimpundu lost 21-10 21-11 to USA duo of Hughes and Claes.

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