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Kenya handball teams land tough pool at Deaflympic Games

Kenya will be facing off with Brazil, Germany, Serbia and Cameroon at the Deaflympics Games set for Brazil in May.

In today’s draw, the men’s handball was handed a tough pool A in the games that kicks off on 1 May to may 15th at the Caxias Do Sul in Brazil.

Part from Kenya, pool B will feature defending champions Denmark, Turkey, Croatia, Venezuela, and Ghana.

Kenya will begin their campaign against Cameroon on May 3 before taking on Germany in the second game on May 7. In the third game, Kenya will face off with Serbia on May 9 and conclude their group stage games against the hosts on May 11.

The women’s handball will be played in a round-robin format. Defending champions Denmark will hope to defend their title against Argentina, Turkey, and Kenya. Coach Peter Mwathi said the provisional squad of 25 will be whittled down to 15 before the team departs to Brazil.

In women’s football, Kenya will face Japan, host Brazil, the United States, and Poland. The draw was held in Switzerland on Wednesday night.

Kenya will field teams in athletics (both men and women), basketball (men and women), handball (men and women), and golf (men).

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