Prisons off to a flying start
Five-time African volleyball champions Kenya Prisons trounced Customs of Nigeria in straight sets( 3-0) to win their first match in group D in the ongoing CAVB African Women Club Championship at Cairo, Egypt.
The bronze medalists in last year’s edition held in Tunisia overpowered the Nigerians with the sets of 25-10, 25-15 and 25-15.
The David Lungáho led side will square it with Asec of Ivory Coast in their second match on Thursday at 3 pm Kenyan time as they hunt the title they last won in 2013 at Madagascar.
Subsequently, seven-time winners and the local league champions Kenya Pipeline will on Thursday play their second fixture in pool C against Vision of Uganda at 4pm a day after they announced their quest of hunting this year’s edition in style by thrashing last year’s runners-up El Shams of Egypt in straight sets (3-0 ) to win their opening Group C match.
In other matches of day two, Group D side INJS of Cameroon recovered from opening day loss to Customs of Nigeria, by seeing off Asec of Ivory Coast 3-0 (25-21, 25-12, 25-12). In Group B, defending champions Carthage of Tunisia beat debutants Harare City of Zimbabwe 3-0 (25-17, 25-10, 25-9).
In Group C, El-Shams of Egypt recovered from a narrow loss to impressive Kenya Pipeline to beat Uganda’s Vision Club 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-20). In the same group, DGSP of Congo suffered their second loss of the championship after going down 0-3 to FAP of Cameroon (22-25, 24-26, 11-25).
In Group A, Rwanda Revenue Authority, under the tutelage of Kenyan legend Dorcas Ndasaba, began their quest for the title by beating Nyong of Cameroun 3-1 (25-18, 15-25, 25-21, 25-14). The last match of day to was a group B match pitting Bafia of Cameroon against Chlef of Algeria with.
Summarised Day Two Results
Carthage (TUN Vs Harare City (Zim)-3-0
DGSP (Congo) Vs FAP (CAM)-0-3
INJIS (CAM) Vs Asec (CIV)-3-0
Rwanda RRA (RWA) Vs Nyong (CAM)-3-1
Shams (Egypt) Vs Vision (UG)-3-0
Prisons (KEN) Vs Customs (Nig)-3-0
DAY THREE FIXTURES (KENYAN TIME)
Asec (CIV) Vs Prisons (KEN)-3pm
Vision (UGA) Vs Pipeline (KEN)-4pm
Dounaes (BUR) Vs INJS (CMR)-5pm
Harare City (ZIM) Vs Bafia (CMR)-6pm
FAP (CMR) Vs Shams (EYP)-7pm
BDF (BOT) Vs Carthage (TUN)-8pm
Ahly (EGY) Vs Revenue (RWA)-9pm