Kenya Prisons to miss three key players ahead of Madagascar event
Kenya and Africa champions, Kenya Prisons women’s volleyball club will be missing at least three dependable players at the April Africa club championship in Madagascar.
Right attacker, Lydia Maiyo, setter Florence Bosire and centre,
Elshebah Jepkemboi will both be on maternity leave.
The coach will however see the return of Esther Mwombe back from
maternity leave after missing out for 10 months hopefully she can be
fit by April.
Coach David Lung’aho had seen the challenge coming and has embarked on
strengthening his side by recruiting at least five players .
Lung’aho has so far brought centre, Ruth Sirengo from Lugulu Girls.
Sirengo will have to fight for the same position with veteran
Prackcedis Agala, Diana Khisa, Joan Chelagat, Pauline Nyongesa and
The new recruit was signed from Lugulu Girls and will join 11 other
players from her former School to help Prisons in defending both the
domestic and continental trophies.
Other recruits who are expected to join the six time Kenya Volleyball
Federations KVF, champions are Weaver Bird High School (Kitale) duo of
Esther Simiyu and Emmerculate Chemtai, Mary Stella Juma and Florida
Juma both from Lugulu Girls and Susan Nyambura from Nairobi.
Prisons reported to camp last Thursday to begin early preparation for
the defence of continental title they won last year in Nairobi
There were drastic changes in the Confederation of Africa Volleyball
Federation (CAVB) and International Volleyball Federation, (FIVB)
calendars which will also see the FIVB World Club championship being
played between in May instead of October every year.
Other Kenya’s representatives at the continental games are Kenya
Pipeline and Kenya Commercial Bank- KCB