Malkia Strikers to land on Wednesday evening

Malkia Strikers to land on Wednesday evening

Malkia Strikers to land on Wednesday evening

The National women's volleyball team -The Malkia Strikers- will return to Nairobi on Wednesday evening from Yaounde Cameroon where  they failed to secure the direct ticket to the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

The team is expected to depart Yaounde at 1355hrs on Wednesday  and will land at JKIA at 2000HRS.

The African champions were eliminated in the semi finals by Egypt  on a 3-2 score line. Egypt went on to lose in the finals to hosts Cameroon  who qualified for the Olympics after winning 3-2 (25-14, 25-27, 21-25, 25-23, 15-7) .

Kenya finished the tournament in third spot after edging rivals Algeria with straight sets (25-19, 25-21, 26-24)

Egypt and Kenya will compete in another chance to qualify for the Olympic games  in another FIVB qualification playoffs along with Colombia (3rd of South America and Puerto Rico (3rd of NORCECA).

 Final Ranking of Women's African Qualifier 
1. Cameroon
2. Egypt
3. Kenya
4. Algeria 
5. Botswana
6. Tunisia
7. Uganda

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