Greece-based Kenyan international volleyball player headlined a strong 16-man squad unveiled by Malkia Stiker coach Paul Bitok.
The final 16 will represent Kenya in the FIVB Challenger Cup in France and the Africa Cup of Nations.
The FIVB Challenger Cup will be held in Espace Mayenne in Laval, France, between 27 and 30 July 2023. This year five teams are making their first appearance in the women’s Challenger Cup: Kenya, Mexico, Sweden, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
The team will depart for Morocco in two batches, on Tuesday and Thursday for a high-level training camp
MALKIA STRIKERS PROVISIONAL SQUAD
1. Immaculate Nekesa – KCB
2. Rose Magoi – Pipeline
1. Sharon Chumba – Aris Thessaloniki, Greece
2. Loice Simiyu – Pipeline
OUTSIDE HITTERS (Left attackers).
1. Moim Mercy – KCB
2. Veronica Adhiambo – Tarsus Belediyespor, Turkey
3. Juliana Namutira – KCB Leonida Kasaya – Pipeline
4. Jemimah Siango – DCI Yvone Wavinya – Prisons
1. Agripina Kundu – Pipeline
1. Edith Wisah – KCB
2. Belinda Barasa – KCB
3. Lorine Chebet – Prisons
4. Gladys Ekaru – Pipeline
5. Trizah Atuka – Pipeline
Esther Mutinda, Veronicah Kilabat, Pamela Adhiambo, and Delphine Musyoki we’re the four players dropped from camp.
Nyaberi wished the team fruitful training in Morocco and good performance in France and Cameroon.
“Put your best foot forward as you fly the Kenyan flag. Come back with the qualification for Paris 2024 Olympics.” Said the Kenya Volleyball Federation Acting President.