Bitok names Malkia Strikers squad for FIVB World Championships

Bitok names Malkia Strikers squad for FIVB World Championships

Bitok has retained Mercy Moim as captain of the squad that also features regulars Noel Murambi, Edith Wisa, Sharon Chepchumba as well as seven debutants Veronica Adhiambo, Veronica Kilabat, Emmaculate Nekesa, Magdalene Sande and Belinda Barasa.

Sharon Chepchumba in past action for Malkia Strikers

Head Coach Paul Bitok has named his final 14 player roster as the Malkia Strikers brace for next week’s FIVB World Championships cohosted by Poland and the Netherlands.

Bitok has retained Mercy Moim as captain of the squad that also features regulars Noel Murambi, Edith Wisa, Sharon Chepchumba as well as seven debutants Veronica Adhiambo, Veronica Kilabat, Emmaculate Nekesa, Magdalene Sande and Belinda Barasa.

The team, which has been undergoing training over the past two months in Brazil leaves on Wednesday for Serbia where they shall play two friendly matches before heading to the Netherlands on 20 September.

They are in Pool A alongside hosts Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Puerto Rico and Cameroon.

Malkia Strikers squad:

Left Attackers: Mercy Moim, Noel Murambi, Meldinah Sande, Veronica Adhiambo

Middle Blockers: Edith Mukuvilani, Gladies Ekaru, Lorine Chebet, Belinda Barasa

Setters: Emmaculate Nekesa, Veronica Kilabat

Opposite Attackers: Sharon Chepchumba, Everlyne Makuto

Libero: Agrippina Kundu, Yvonne Wavinya 

Malkia Strikers Fixtures (EAT)

23 September: v Netherlands – 9.00pm

25 September: v Belgium – 2.00pm

27 September: v Cameroon – 9.00pm

29 September: v Italy – 7.00pm

01 October: v Puerto Rico – 5.00pm

 

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