• Kenya see off Seychelles in Women volleyball olympic qualifiers

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  • Kenya beat Seychelles 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-23)in their Women’s African Olympic Qualifier.Kenya beat Seychelles 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-23)in their Women’s African Olympic Qualifier.
Feb 03, 2012-

Reigning African champions Kenya impressed on the opening day of the Women’s African Olympic Qualifiers at Blida, Algeria with straight sets victory (25-15, 25-21, 25-23) over Seychelles to make their London ambitions clear.

Backed by their experience players as most of them were in the squad that wins the last year’s African Nations Championship and represented the continent in the World Cup, Kenya were more dominated against the Islanders in their game on Thursday.

Hosts and African championship runner up Algeria pulled off a stunning victory over heavy favourites Egypt 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-17, 25-20) in the opening match.

Buoyed by their home crowd, Algeria overwhelmed the net action in most of the match events except the second set when Egypt improved relatively their block.

The competition features four teams competing for a slot at the London 2012 Olympic Games with winner qualifying to the Olympics.Kenya next plays Egypt on Thursday before their final match against the hosts and All Africa games champions Algeria on Saturday.

Schedule and Results :

Thursday, February 2, 2022 16:00: Algeria v Egypt 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-17, 25-20) 18:00: Seychelles v Kenya 0-3 (15-25, 21-25, 23-25)

Friday, February 3, 2022 1500: Algeria v Seychelles 17:00: Kenya v Egypt

Saturday, February 4, 2022 15:00: Algeria v Kenya 17:00: Egypt v Seychelles

 

Compiled from Fivb

 


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