Kenya to host 2011 Women’s African Nations Championship
Algeria won the last edition of the tournament in 2009
Cairo, Egypt, June 14, 2011- The African volleyball Confederation (CAVB) granted the organization of the 2011 Women’s African Nations Championship to Kenya on Tuesday.
The tournament will run from August 17 to 24 and will act as qualification to the 2011 FIVB World Cup.
Kenya is a regular competitor in continental tournaments, with the Kenyan champions Prisons ready to represent the continent at the 2011 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship and the national team having six African titles to their name. The central African country organized the African Club championship early this year and they also hosted the prestigious African Championship in 2007.