Kenya's Malkia Strikers inch closer to Olympic Games with win over Cameroon

Kenya's Malkia Strikers inch closer to Olympic Games with win over Cameroon

Kenya on Tuesday beat hosts Cameroon to inch closer to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games

Kenya's Malkia Strikers are a match away from the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo.This is after the Kenyan Queens held their nerves on Tuesday to humble hosts and defending Africa Olympic representatives Cameroon in a crucial five set thriller.

Guided by Former Kenyan international Paul Bitok,Kenya is seeking a return to the Olympic games after a 15 year wait and the 3-2 (25-16,23-25,25-21,23-25,15-11) win is an inch closer to Tokyo.

Having trounced rivals Egypt and Botswana in their earlier matches , Kenya now have Nigeria on their way and a win against the West African side on Thursday will guarantee the team the African ticket to the Olympics.

This was sweet revenge for the Kenyan side that lost to the same Cameroon in their chase for the 2016 Olympic Games.

FINAL REUSLTS
3-2
Set 1:25-16
Set 2: 23-25
Set 3: 25-21
Set 4: 23-25
Set 5: 15-11

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