Kenya Pipeline trounce GSP to win bronze in Cairo

Kenya Pipeline trounce GSP to win bronze in Cairo

Kenya Pipeline on Monday evening won their 4th Africa Bronze medal with a 3-0 win over Algeria's GSP

Kenya Pipeline's Libero Aggripina Kundu celebrates during their match against GSP in Cairo /Photo courtesy of CAVB

Six time Africa Champions Kenya Pipeline on Monday evening successfully defended their Africa Bronze title with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-18) win over Algeria's GSP.

The Kenyan side , under the tutelage of former international Margaret Indakala  had their eyes set on a 7th title but their dreams were scuttled by defending champions Al Ahly who  eliminated them with a 1-3 victory in the semis on Saturday.

The win over the Algerians was the fourth Bronze crown for the Kenyan champions to be added to their shining history, which include 6 crowns, and 6 silver medals.

Sharon Kiprono was in good form on Monday bagging 17 points for the Kenyan side while Zohra Bensalem had 13 points for the Algerians .

Overall , Kenya Pipeline were better in all the skills making 7-3 advantage in kill blocks, 9-7 in ace services and 42-28 in attacks.

Final Ranking
1. Ahly (Egypt)
2. Carthage (Tunisia)
3. Pipeline (Kenya)
4. GSP (Algeria)
5. Shams (Egypt)
6. Customs (Nigeria)
7. FAP (Cameroon)
8. Sporting (Egypt)
9. KCB (Kenya)
10. Revenue (Rwanda)
11. Canon (RD Congo)
12. USFA (Burkina)
13. Shooting (Egypt)
14. DGSP (Congo)
15. ASEC (CIV)
16. Nkumba University (Uganda)
17. Prisons (Kenya) ----Withdraw

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