Kenyan teams in resounding victories on opening day

10 May 2012

 Day 1

  Nairobi, Kenya, May 10, 2012- Kenyan teams, Pipeline, Prisons and Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) recorded convincing victories in respective matches during the opening day of 2012 Women’s African Clubs Championship that started in Nairobi on Thursday. 

Pipeline recorded their first victory of the tournament following 3-0 (25-2, 25-14, 25-4) victory against Manga Sport of Gabon at Moi International Sports Center (MISC) gymnasium.

NR Chlef rounded off Nkumba University students from Uganda with straight sets of 25-18, 25-11, 25-7 to exert pressure on Pipeline in Pool ‘A’ that has four teams.

In Pool B, defending champions Kenya Prisons saw off Canon Sports of DR Congo with straight sets of 25-10, 25-18, 25-13 in a match played at African Nazarene University.

In Pool ‘C’, Stef of Madagascar overcame Water Sport of Ethiopia with straight sets of 25-20, 25-21, 25-18 to bring their day one win-loss record to 1-0.

Youthful Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) led by towering Gaudencia Makokha hit Stella on Cote d’Ivoire 3-0 (25-9, 25-10, 25-17) in the other Pool ‘C’ match at MISC.

In Pool ‘D’ Mafolofolo of Botswana rallied to beat Daring Club Motema Pembe 3-1 (24-25, 25-13, 25-20, 25-17) to show their seriousness in vying for the title at Nazarene University hall.

Nigeria team Blue Angels also won their opening match in Pool ‘D’ following 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-15) victory over DGSP of Congo.

DAY ONE RESULTS

POOL A

Pipeline (Ken) v Manga Sport (Gab) 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-18)

NR Chlef (Alg) v Nkumba (Uga) 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-7)

POOL B

Prisons (KEN) v Canon (DRC) 3-0 (25-10, 25-18, 25-13)

FAP (CMR) v Jeshi Stars (TAN)

POOL C

Stef (MAD) Water Sport (ETH) 3-0 (25-20, 25-21 25-18)

KCB (KEN) v Stella (CIV) 3-0 (25-9, 25-10, 25-17)

POOL D

Mafolofolo (BOT) v DCMP (DRC) 3-1 (24-26, 25-13, 25-20, 25-17)

Angels (NGR) v DGSP (CON) 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-15)

 



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