The federation leadership is yet to announce dates for the playoff that will run alongside the men’s one but all coaches have their targets well set out.
It has been two long weeks of hard work chasing this mission and we have delivered. It is important to highlight the journey from the group stage tk the final.
A shaky start in the fourth set saw Kenya go behind 5-6 earlier on, much to the excitement of the fans who had stayed on when droves left after Kenya went ahead 2-1.
In the quarters, Kenya beat Nigeria easily in a 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-11) outcome to make it to the semis, a match that Veronica Adhiambo was voted Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Malkia Strikers play Nigeria who finished fourth in pool B and are likely to meet hosts Cameroon in the semis should the two sides sail through to the semi finals.
For the first time in the championship and in his reign, coach Luizomar de Moura used all 14 of his players in the match, including Sharon Chepchumba who is on recovery after suffering a slight injury
Despite a shaky second set that saw Rwanda's strong services trouble the Kenyan girls so much so they were trailing on several occasions, Malkia in true fashion of a champion recovered to take the set