Kenyan clubs win as giants triumph in African volleyball


Kenya Pipeline team celebrate winning at the Hellal Halls in Monastir, Tunisia (PHOTO/COURTESY)
Kenya Pipeline team celebrate winning at the Hellal Halls in Monastir, Tunisia (PHOTO/COURTESY)

Volleyball giants proceeded with a second win at the 2017 Women’s African Club Championship as organisers Carthage, defending champions Ahly and heavy favourites Kenya Pipeline overcame their opponents in the competition Day 3 held at Mzali and Hellal Halls in Monastir, Tunisia on Saturday.

Organisers Carthage collected their second win after beating INJS from Cameroon with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-16, 25-22) victory in pool A encounter.

Ahly the 2016 winners also marked a great victory against University of Zimbabwe in pool B by hammering them 3-0 (25-8, 25-7, 25-16) The Zimbabweans are still without a win.

Another pool B match saw Prisons from Kenya winning 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 26-24) against Tunisian club Marsa. Prison who won this championship five times first lost to Ahly in their opening.

Pre-tournament favourites Pipeline beat Algeria’s GSP 3-0 (26-24, 25-23, 25-16) in Pool C and marked their second win so far. Seychelles representatives ARSU continue to suffer blow as they lost their second match after losing 3-0 (25-8, 25-19, 25-13) to Shams of Egypt in pool D.

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