FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2012

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Final 12 named to Doha-bound Kenya Prisons squad includes six national team players

Mercy Moim of Kenya Prisons is one of the National team players selected to participate at the FIVB Women's Club World Championship in Doha

 Nairobi, Kenya, October 2, 2012 - Middle blocker Diana Khisa will captain Kenya Prisons volleyball team during the FIVB Women’s Club World Championship to be held in Doha, Qatar on October 13 to 19.

Khisa was named captain of the African and Kenyan champions when head coach David Lung’aho unveiled his final squad of 12 that features six players who are regulars for the national team.

Khisa will play at the center position alongside inspirational attacker and national team player Bracksides Agala, Dorcas Chepleting and Joan Chelagat.

The Prisons team has five regular players on the national team: Jane Wacu, Khisa, Agala, Lydia Maiyo, Everline Makutu and Mercy Moim.

Notable absences from the team unveiled in Nairobi on Sunday are veteran libero Judy Tarus and the upcoming Florence Bosire, who were both part of the Prisons team during the 2011 Club World Championships at the same venue.

The selected team includes: Jane Wacu, Salome Wanjala (setters); Lydia Maiyo, Loice Chepleting (right attackers); Diana Khisa, Bracksides Agala, Dorcas Chepleting, Joan Chelagat (centres); Mercy Moim, Everline Makuto, Jane Chepkemboi (left attackers); and Elizabeth Wafula (libero).

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