Rift valley Prisons defeated Merewet Club to win the Eldoret water and Sanitation (ELDOWAS) volleyball tournament played over the weekend in Kipkenyo, Uasin Gishu county.
The Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) National league side were too good for their opponents, beating them in straights sets from the pool matches to the finals without dropping any set.
It was an easy work at the finals when they beat Merwet in straight sets of 25-20, 25-21 and 25-18 at the finals to win the title as part of the preparations for the weekend KVF league matches at the Nyayo stadium.
Led by captain Sammy Karegai said that they entered into the tournament as the only league team as part of a buildup matches for the national league.
“We have registered 100% wins and without dropping a set and this was part of our preparations for the for the league to play against top teams in the country. As the only team from the larger Rift Valley we realized our fitness was down so we went back to the drawing board and through our coaches we have improved following a disappointing outing last year,” said Karegai.
He assured that the team is in good shape heading for the third round promising to win all their weekend where they will play against Nyanza Prisons and Vihiga County.