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Kenya open against Tanzania as six are dropped

Kenya will open their FIVB world Under 20 championships campaign against neighbours Tanzania in tomorrow’s under 20 africa Under 20 tournament at Moi Sports Centre, Kasarani.

At the same time, head coach Paul Gitau has axed 6 players ahead of the event.

Gitau had initially named a 20 member provisional squad that has been training Gitau, Halima Bakari and teams’ trainer Elisha Aliwa.

The six casualties include—Rael Chepkorir, Pauline Ito, Esther Nzaphila, Gloria Nato, Eileen Musungu and Esther Masubo.

 

Team captain Mercy Likhayo echoed Gitau’s sentiment, saying they are ready to give their best shot at the event. “We will do our best to ensure we register good results. Most of us haven’t played at this level, but we are all set and ready for the event, ” said Likhayo, who plays for the former power house Lugulu Girls High School.

 

Final squad: Betty Sifuna, Susan Megut, Pamela Owino, Sharon Sandui, Mercy Likhayo, Elvira Wakoli, Delphine Misoki,  Lydia Emokol, Chelimo Ngeywo, Stacy Otieno, Belinda Nanjala and Emmaculate Misoki.

 

CAVB UNDER 20 CHAMPIONSHIP

 

FIXTURES

 

Sunday 26/8/2018

 

Group B

1400hrs:Mauritius-Congo

Colour: ink-Yellow

 

Group A

1600hrs:Kenya-Tanzania

Uniform: ed-Blue

 

Group B

1800hrs:Egypt-Uganda

Uniform : ed-Black

 

Day 2

Monday 27/08/2018

 

Group A

1400hrs:Nigeria-Cameroon

Uniform : Green-Red

 

Group B

1600hrs:Congo-Egypt

Uniform: White-Black

 

Group B

1800hrs:Rwanda-Mauritius

Uniform: Blue-White

 

Day 3

Tuesday 28/08/2018

 

Group A

1400hrs:Cameroon-Tanzania

Uniform : Yellow-Red

 

Group B

1600hrs:Egypt-Rwanda

Uniform : Red-Yellow

 

Group B

1800hrs:Uganda-Congo

Uniform: Yellow-Blue

 

DAY4

Wednesday 29/08/2018

 

Group B

1400hrs:Rwanda-Uganda

Uniform: Blue-Yellow

 

Group A

1600hrs:Nigeria-Kenya

Uniform : White-Black

 

Group B

1800hrs:Mauritius-Egypt

Uniform : Pink-Black

 

Day 5

Thursday 30/08/2018

 

Group A

1200hrs:Tanzania-Nigeria

Uniform : White-Green

Group B

1400hrs:Uganda-Mauritius

Uniform : Black-White

Group A

1600hrs:Kenya-Cameroon

Umiform : White-Red

Group B

1800hrs:Congo-Rwanda

Uniform: Blue-Yellow

 

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