Kenya to Host Sitting Volleyball Continental World Cup Qualifiers

Kenya to Host Sitting Volleyball Continental World Cup Qualifiers

Kenya to Host Sitting Volleyball Continental World Cup Qualifiers

Kenya will host the sitting volleyball Africa continental World Cup qualifiers at the Moi International Sports Centre, Safaricom gymnasium on May 15-22 in Nairobi.

The Africa ParaVolley Board designated Kenya as the next organizer for the 2018 World Sitting Volleyball championships for Africa qualifying tourney after the local federation made the presentation.

Fifteen countries are expected to participate in the qualifiers in both the men’s and women’s categories with the top two teams in each category qualifying for the World Cup to be hosted at the Sport campus Zuiderpark in The Hague in July next year.

According to the  Kenya Sitting Volleyball (KSV) chairman Polycarp Mboya , Kenya will host an inter counties championships to select the men’s and women’s national teams for the qualifiers at the Masinde Muliro University in Kakamega county on February 25-26.

During the Nairobi county selection tournament, Kasarani were dethroned as the county’s ‘Mama Nai  na Sports’ Affirmative Action Social Development Fund sponsored sitting volleyball women’s champions  at Moi, Kasarani.

Kasarani succumbed to a 2-0 (25-12, 25-19) loss at the hands of Kamukunji.

In the men’s category, Dagoretti coached by former national volleyball team coach Juma Walukhu were humbled 2-0 by (25-12, 25-6) Langata.

At the tournament Nairobi selected its team that included  Caleb Odio,James Mangerer, Barack Ochieng,David Wawore,Itaken Timoi, Manyara Anthony, John Sakonje,Samson Njoroge,Alfred Simiyu, James Mureithi, John Karuri and Timothy Kiprop in the men’s category.

The women’s team will comprise of Sylvia Olero, Rachel Akoth, Millicent Auma, Elizabeth Ekutang, Judy Osinde,Maimuna Bakari,Linet Achieng, Beth Muthoni, Dorris Atieno Nyangor , Florence Maanza, Lilian Atieno and Mary Atieno.

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