Kenya Prisons, Pipeline post bright starts in Tunisia


Kenya Prisons, Pipeline post bright starts in Tunisia

In Summary

  • Kenya Pipeline and Kenya Prisons both notched straight sets wins in their opening matches of the women’s African Clubs Championship on Wednesday as they laid down the marker in Tunisia
  • Six-time champions Pipeline crushed ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast, winning each set 25-11 during their afternoon clash at the Aissa Ben Nasr Arena in the coastal town of Kelibia

Kenya Pipeline and Kenya Prisons both notched straight sets wins in their opening matches of the women’s African Clubs Championship on Wednesday as they laid down the marker in Tunisia.

Six-time champions Pipeline crushed ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast, winning each set 25-11 during their afternoon clash at the Aissa Ben Nasr Arena in the coastal town of Kelibia.

Later on the same court, Prisons who have won the title five times made light work of Burundi’s Muzinga with a win of identical 25-8 scoreline in all sets in their opening fixture.

Pipeline will face Ethiopia’s National Alcohol on Thursday for their second Pool ‘B’ fixture while Prisons take on hosts Kelibia in Pool ‘A’.

The Oilers are in Pool ‘B’ alongside 2017 champions Carthage of Tunisia, Customs of Nigeria, ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast, AS Douanes from Burkina Faso and Ethiopia’s National Alcohol.

Prisons under David Lungáho, who is holding fort while Josp Barasa is away with the national women’s team currently training under a bio-secure bubble ahead of the Olympic Games, are in Pool ‘A’ alongside Tunisia sides Sfax and Kelibia, Muzinga from Burundi and Welaita Sodo of Ethiopia.

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