Kosirai outshine Soweto to lift women volleyball title

Kosirai outshine Soweto to  lift women volleyball title

Kosirai outshine Soweto to lift women volleyball title

Kosirai Girls took advantage of the massive home support to beat hard working national champions Soweto 3-1 in the girls regional volleyball finals played at the Eldoret Polytechnique on Friday afternoon.

Kosirai won the opening set 25-22 but the Soweto girls, coached by national coach Japheth Munala , recovered well to win the second  set 25-22.

Kosirai however pulled away easily in the final two sets to bag the regional crown with the help of brilliant performances by team captain Nelly Chepchumba.They won the third set 25-16 before sealing the match with another strong performance of 25-16 in the winning set.

In the third and 4th playoffs, Lugulu ensured Kenya swept the podium with a 3-2 (25-23, 25-11, 24-26, 25-11, 15-10) win over Rwanda’s Indagaburezi.

In the boys semi finals , Malava were 3-1 (19-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-23) winners over rivals Cheptil in an entertaining clash. In another clash, Apapen  beat Rusumo 3-2 and will now face Malava in the finals while Rusumo take on Cheptil in the third place playoffs.  

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