Malkia Strikers set for camp ahead of Kampala qualifiers
The Kenya women volleyball team Malkia Strikers has already commenced training in Nairobi as they set their eyes on qualifying for the All Africa Games.
A provisional team of 20 Malkia Strikers players have started non residential training camp to prepare for the 2019 All Africa Games Zone V qualifiers slated for between May 18 and 24 in Kampala, Uganda.
Champions Kenya Prisons, Kenya Commercial Bank and Kenya Pipeline dominate the list, as the warders donated seven players, the Oilers and KCB have six apiece in the team as the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) contributed one only.
The coaching staff comprising head coach Japheth Munala and his assistant Josp Barasa has been maintained. Kenya will be hitting two birds with one stone as the two will be joined by Federation of International Volleyball (FIVB) coaching instructor Italian Shailen Ramdoo.
Ramdoo will be in Kenya for a three months training ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifications set for between August 2 and 4 in Italy.
Prisons has players in the squad include Edith Mukuvilani, Immaculate Chemtai, Joy Lusenaka, Pamela Jepkirui, Elizabeth Wanyama, Mercy Moim and Jane Wacu. Pipeline captain Trizah Atuka leads the contingent from Embakasi which include Gladys Ekaru, setter Esther Mutinda, libero player Agripina Kundu, Sharon Chepchumba and Janet Wanja.
The bankers' in the team include Noel Murambi, Leonida Kasaya, Violet Makuto, Lorine Chebet, Jemima Siangu and libero player Lincy Jeruto as the directorate of Criminal Investigation'a middle blocker Caroline Sirengo closes the list of 20.
1. Mercy Moim (Prisons)
2. Pamela Marsaisai (Pri)
3. Sharon Chepchumba (KPC)
4. Noel Marambii (KCB)
5. Leonida Kasaya (KCB)
6. Edith Wisa (PRISONS)
7. Trizah Atika (KPC)
8. Gladys Ekaru (KPC)
9. Jemima Siangu (KCB)
10. Caroline Sirengo (DCI)
11. Lorine Chebet (KCB)
12. Emmaculate Chemtai (Prisons)
13. Violet Makuto (KCB)
14. Janet Wanja (KPC)
15. Jane Wacu (PRISONS)
16. Esther Mutinda (KPC)i
17. Joy Luseneka (Prisons)
18. Elizabeth Wanyama (PRISONS)
19. Linzy Cheruto (KCB)
20. Agripina Kundu (KPC)