Final Score: Kenya 3- 2 Egypt
Set 1:Kenya 25-16 Egypt
Set 2: Kenya 21-25 Egypt
Set 3: Kenya 17 – 25 Egypt
Set 4 Kenya 25 – 15 Egypt
Set 5: Kenya 15 – 13 Egypt
Defending champions Kenya national women’s volleyball team inspired by an on-fire Esther Wangeci beat gaints Egypt 3-2 to register opening victory in the Zone 5 (group Q) of the Women’s championships at the MTN Lugogo Arena in Kampala.
The 3 day tourney will see only two teams of the 4 go through to the last stage of qualifers later this year at a venue yet to be communicated.
Kenya : Jane Wacu, Evaline Makuto, Esther Wangeci, Diana Khisa, Ruth Jepngetich, Janet Wanja, Vilet Makuto, Elisabeth Nafula, Mercy Moim, Brackcades, Galidencia Makokha, and Diana Biama
Egypt : Abd El Fatah Sherihan, Ahmed Nehal, Sallam Lujien, Assem Kenzie, Abdou Lina, Abd El Fatah Nahla, Mahmoud Shorouk, El Shamy Engy, El Shamy Aya, Seifelnasar Niremeen, Elgohary Rana
Uganda and Tanzania are upnext.