Malkia Strikers defeat Algeria to finish in third place

Malkia Strikers defeat Algeria to finish in third place

Malkia Strikers defeat Algeria to finish in third place

Kenya beat Algeria 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 26-24) to win Bronze medal at Women's African Olympic Qualifier on Tuesday.

The Malkia Strikers  now have another opportunity to qualify for the Olympics albeit through a difficult process as they will have to  play  in an FIVB Playoffs with runners up teams from other continents including Asia on a later date.

Kenya squandered a clean opportunity of qualifying to the finals for the first time since 2004 as they lost to Egypt in the semi finals on Monday.

Egypt faced Cameroon in the finals with the winner of the match earning a direct ticket to the Rio Olympics games in Brazil in August.

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