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Malkia strikers to play Argentina in friendly

Malkia Strikers, the national women’s volleyball team will be playing a friendly match ahead of Olympic Games that kicks off on Friday 24th July 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

The Paul Bitok led side will be facing Argentina on Tuesday next week as they continue their preparations.

Argentina are expected in Tokyo this weekend and will undergo Covid-19 tests before they can be cleared to play.

The national women’s volleyball team started their afternoon session on Friday with a video analysis session led by their pool of Brazilian coaches at the team hotel.

After the session, Malkia Strikers headed to their training gym going through various drills, including service and service reception.

The Brazilian coaches seconded to Kenya under the International Volleyball Federation’s development programme are Luizomar de Moura (head coach), Jefferson Arosti (assistant coach), Marcelo Vitorino de Souza (strength and conditioning trainer), Roberto Opice Neto (team manager), Leornard Lopes Barbosa (data analyst) and Thiago Menezes Lessa Moreira (physiotherapist).

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