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League champions Kenya Prisons and KCB rule Heroes Tournament

Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF)( league champions KCB, former champions Kenya Prisons, Post bank and Nairobi Prisons will be battling out for the third edition of National Heroes Volleyball Tournament title tomoroow at the Koitaleel Samoei University in Mosoriot, Nandi County.

The four teams stormed into the semifinals following their victories in pool matches that attracted five teams.

In pool A, Prison Kenya beat Post Bank 3-0 (25-16, 25-17 and 25-15) in their opening fixture before facing off with Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) winning in straight sets of 25-16, 25-22 and 25-21 to finish top of the pool.

In other pool A match, KDF defeated Post Bank to finish second to pool B winner KCB who defeated who beat Nairobi Prisons 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, and 25-16) and Kenya Army ended 3-0 (25-14, 25-15 and 25-11).

In men, General Service Unit (GSU) failed to revenge against champions Kenya Prisons losing 25-20, 25-18 and 25-21 in pool C. in the same pool, Department of Defence (DOD) defeated GSU in an answered sets of 25-17, 25-23 and 25-21.

In pool B, Equity was too god for Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) winning in straight sets of 25-18, 25-21 and 26-24 with Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) shining over RDU in sil]milar sets of 25-11, 25-22 and 25-16.

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) dominated pool A after struggling to beat the Administration Police of Kenya (APK) oin a five setter thriller 25-22, 19-25, 25-19, 34-36 and 15-07.

The Kenya Volleyball Federation Deputy President who is also the patron of the tournament Paul Bitok said that the main aim of the event is to identify talents by making sure young teams are exposed on national level.

“We have good talents on the grassroots and when we host such an event, people scouting for talents will be able to identify them and they will get a chance of being recruited in various clubs,” said Bitok

Women semifinals

  1. Kenya Prison vs Nairobi Prison
  2. KCB vs Post Bank

Men quarterfinals

  1. KDF vs Eldowas
  2. Kenya Prison vs Equity
  3. KPA GSU
  4. Trail Blazers vs APK
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