The Kenyan beach volleyball team, consisting of two girls Abigail Chebet and Sharon Jepkogei, is set to embark on their maiden appearance on the global stage as they depart tonight for Trinidad and Tobago.
The team is confident that their preparation, which included participation in the secondary school games and a residential training camp in Kilifi are enough for the upcoming Youth Club games in Trinidad and Tobago due in three days now.
Coach Patrick Owino expressed his belief in the team’s potential, citing the comprehensive preparations they received in both the secondary school games and the Kilifi residential camp.
The taem has been training with the senior beach volleyball team that include Tokyo 2020 Olympian Gaudencia Makokha and drawn a lot from such experienced players
The journey to Trinidad and Tobago marks a significant milestone in the sporting careers of Abigail Checbet and Sharon Jepkogei. This global platform will provide them with an invaluable opportunity to gain international exposure and experience. Coach Patrick Owino emphasized that this exposure will be instrumental in their development and will also aid their transition to the senior elite level.
Abigail Checbet and Sharon Jepkogei expressed their excitement and determination to represent Kenya with pride on the international stage. They are eager to showcase their skills, compete against top-level athletes from around the world, and learn from the best in the sport.
The Kenyan beach volleyball team is set to depart on the 1st of August 2023 together with Cycling,Triathlon and swimming