Malkia claim top position in Africa

Kenya women volleyball team Malkia Strikers has moved on top of the Africa Ranking released today by the CAVB.

The Paul Bitok led side have dethroned Cameroon at the top of the continental standings ahead of the Olympic Games to be staged in Tokyo, Japan.

At the Olympic qualifiers, Kenya defeated Cameroon in their own backyard as Cameroon dropped by 171 points to second while Algeria and Egypt are third and fourth respectively as Senegal close the top five places.

Uganda (ninth) is the second-best in Eastern Africa. Rwanda are tied at position 11 with Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Swaziland.

In the men’s category, Kenya are 13th with Tunisia, Egypt, Cameroon, Algeria and Morocco claiming the top five slots respectively. Burundi (eighth) and Rwanda (11) are also ahead of Kenya.

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