Kenya announce squad for upcoming season
Nairobi, Kenya, July 14, 2011 – The Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) named their extended squad for the Africa Women’s Nations Championship on Wednesday.
Celebrated setter Janet Wanja returns to the Kenyan side again this year|
The squad consists of 19 players in total.
The side will now begin training in Nairobi in preparation for both this tournament, which will also be played in the Kenyan capital during August, as well as the All Africa Games set to take place in Maputo in September. KVF Sec Gen Evans Wasike released the names during Memorial tournament in Kisumu this week.
Notable inclusions are celebrated setter Janet Wanja who plays in Rwanda and Pipeline right attacker Lucy Chege.
The selected players were:
Setters: Jane Wacu (Prisons), Janet Wanja (APR), Rose Magoi (Pipeline).
Liberos: Mildred Odwako (Pipeline), Judy Tarus, Elizabeth Nafula (Prisons).
Left attackers: Mercy Moim, Esther Mwombe, Everline Makuto (Prisons), Ednah Rotich (Ulinzi), Esther Wangeci (Pipeline).
Right attackers: Lydia Maiyo (Prisons), Lucy Chege (Pipeline).
Centres: Bracksides Agala, Diana Khisa (Prisons), Jacky Barasa (Ulinzi), Ruth Chepletich (Pipeline), Roselyne Odhiambo (Pipeline), Joan Chelagat (Prisons).
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