Prison, Pipeline to miss opening fixtures in Bungoma

Prison, Pipeline to miss opening fixtures in Bungoma

Prison, Pipeline to miss opening fixtures in Bungoma

The Top four Kenyan volleyball clubs Kenya Prison (men and women), Kenya Pipeline and General Service Unit will miss the opening leg of the Kenya Volleyball Federation League that serves off at the Bungoma High School on Friday.

Men league champions GSU and runners Up Kenya Prisons teams are expected to fly out of the country for the men’s Africa Club championships on Monday while the two top women clubs Kenya Prison and Kenya Pipeline will opt to skip the leg for recovery after returning from Egypt last weekend.

Kenya Pipeline finished third during the Africa Club championships after defeating domestic rivals Kenya Prison 3-2 in the bronze medal playoffs .Al Ahly of Egypt won the 2018 edition after dethroning Carthage in the finals.

The two teams, Prison and Pipeline had been drawn to face off in Bungoma.

22 matches had been lined up for Friday with the highlight of the weekend now being the derby between host teams Bungoma County and Western Bombers. Bungoma County will be making a return after one season in the cold.

The 2nd leg of the season will be held in Nyeri on the weekend of 20th April, 3rd leg on the weekend of 25th May at the AMACO international tournament while the 4th leg will be held at the Kapsabet Showgrounds in June.

County Governments will lead the way in sponsoring tournaments with Bungoma, Nyeri ,Nandi, Mombasa, Makueni and  Baringo all confirming sponsorship of this year's event. .

The league playoffs will be played on the weekend of 24th to 26th November in Mombasa at the Makande Hall.

FIXTURES

MEN

Kericho County vs Cooperative Bank

MKU vs AP Kenya

Forest Rangers vs Prisons Mombasa

Western Prisons vs KDF

Naks vs Vihiga County

Bungoma County vs Prisons Nairobi

KDF vs Naks

Prisons Mombasa vs KPA

AP Kenya vs Forest Rangers

Coop Bank vs MKU

Equity Bank vs Vihiga

Coop Bank vs KPA

Kericho County vs Equity

Western Prisons vs Bungoma County

WOMEN

Bungoma County vs DCI

Western Bombers vs Prison Kenya

Kenya Pipeline vs Ashton

MKU vs. KDF

DCI vs. KCB

Ashton vs MKU

Prisons Kenya vs. Kenya Pipeline

Bungoma County vs Western Bombers

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