Kenya's Malkia Strikers hammer Algeria in AFCON opener

Kenya's Malkia Strikers hammer Algeria in AFCON opener

Kenya with a perfect start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations volleyball in Cairo as they beat Algeria

The Kenya women volleyball team  on Tuesday evening hammered Algeria in straight sets to set off a positive start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations that served off in Cairo.

The Kenyan side  were in super form with a comfortable 3-0 performance of (25-19,25-21,25-21)  and will need only another win of their three group matches  to be sure of qualifying to the semis.

Kenya is drawn in Pool B  that also has defending champions Cameroon , Botswana and Algeria.

The girls will next face Botswana in their second match on Wednesday before taking on Cameroon in the final group match .

 Seven teams are taking part in this year's competition.

Pool Composition: 
Pool A: Egypt- Senegal- Morocco
Pool B: Cameroon- Kenya- Botswana- Algeria

Day 1 Results
Pool A: Egypt v Senegal 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-19)
Pool B: Cameroon v Botswana 3-0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-10)
Kenya vs Algeria 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-21)

Day 2 Programme
16:00 Botswana v Kenya 
18:00 Cameroon v Algeria 
20:00 Egypt v Morocco

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