June 13, 2024

Kenya names Malkia Striker's squad for International duty

Kenya names Malkia Striker's squad for International duty

The team is expected to have a 10-day training camp in Morocco before heading out to France for the four-team Challenger competition that will qualify the winner for the VNL.

Youngsters Loice Simiyu and Juliana Namutira who were impressive for Kenya Pipeline and KCB in the just-concluded CAVB Club Championships have made the national team provisional squad.

Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) on Wednesday 31 May named a provisional squad of 20 that is expected in camp next week in preparation for the FIVB Challenger Cup set for 25 to 31 June in France. 

The team is expected to have a 10-day training camp in Morocco before heading out to France for the four-team Challenger competition that will qualify the winner for the VNL. 

Also making the team is Delphine Misoki, younger sister to KCB's Emmaculate Nekesa who turns out for Prisons Kenya. 

Making a return to the team is Kenya Pipeline trio of setter Rose Magoi who last featured in the national team back in 2015, Triza Atuka who has been out of the team since 2019 and Pamela Adhiambo who was named in the provisional squad for last year's World Championships bit never made the team.


The team is also preparing for Africa Cup of Nations and the Olympics qualifiers. 

Setters

1. Emmaculate Nekesa - KCB

2. Esther Mutinda-KCB

3. Veronica Kilabat- KDF

4. Rose Magoi- Kenya Pipeline

Opposite attackers

5. Sharon Chumba - Aris Thessaloniki, Greece 

6. Loice Simiyu - Kenya Pipeline

7. Pamela Adhiambo- Kenya Pipeline

Left Attacker's 

8. Moim Mercy - KCB

9. Veronica Adhiambo - Tarsus Belediyespor, Turkey 

10. Juliana Namutira, KCB

11. Leonida Kasaya - Pipeline

12. Jemimah Siango - DCI 

13. Yvone Wavinya - Prisons

Libero

14. Delphine Misoki- Prisons

15. Agripina Kundu - Pipeline

Middle blockers

16. Edith Wisah - KCB

17. Belinda Barasa - KCB

18. Lorine Chebet - Prisons 

19. Gladys Ekaru - Pipeline.

20. Trizah Atuka - Pipeline

Coach- Luizomar de Moura

Coach- Paul Bitok