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Champions sets the pace at AMACO tournament

General Service Unit (GSU and Kenya Pipeline Company started well to defend their Africa Merchant Assurance Company (AMACO) title that kicked off today at Eldoret National Polytechnic.

But it was Bungoma County women category that surprised many teams, winning two of their opening matches before losing the last group match against KPC.

Kericho vs KAVC

Coming to the tournament for the second time, Bungoma ladies beat Ugandan side Espoir 3-0(25-15,25-20,25-16) before hammering first comers Director of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in 3-0(25-14,25-23,25-22).
Bungoma County coach Dennis Wamalwa said that they have improved compared to 2016.
“In 2016 we played the tournament up to the quarters and the ladies were able to get enough experience and they have played well,” said Wamalwa.
DCI’S technical manager Neddy Kilimo said that being new in the tournament, they have have got enough experience in the two day event.
“The tournament has given us good experience and we know next year we will be better than the teams who beat us,” said Kilimo.
In men’s pool A, GSU won in 3-0 against Bomet County 25-6, 25-15 and 25-20.
The defending champions faced the Nairobi Prisons before

In self supporting Afraha B won against  Bunge 3-0 while
Naks won against Kahawa in 3-0(25-22,25-13,25-21)
Afraha A won against Central Bank 3-0(25-10,25-13,25-10)

SELECTED RESULTS

  1. Bungoma Country-DCI 3-0(25-14,25-23,25-22)
  2. Bungoma County-Espoir 3-0(25-15,25-20,25-16)
  3. Kenya Pipeline-DCI 3-0(25-14,25-20,25-15)
  4. GSU-Bomet County 3-0 (25-6, 25-15,25-20)
  5. Equity Bank-Bungoma 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-20) in Pool A.
  6. Huruma Queens 3-0 Equator Grachers (25-11, 25-5 and 25-15) in Pool C
  7. Nairobi Prison 0-3 Kenya Prisons (14-25, 17-25, 19-25 in Pool D
  8. FARU lost Kericho County 3-1(23-25,25-16,13-25,20-25)
  9. KPA won against Vihiga 3-1(25-20,25-15,19-25,25-11)

 

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