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Kenya Triumphs in Women’s African Championships

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In an exhilarating final, the Kenyan women’s volleyball team secured their tenth continental title, besting Egypt in a comprehensive 3-0 sweep. This victory sees Kenya solidify its reputation as a dominant force in African volleyball. The sets concluded at 25-22, 25-20, and 25-14, proving Kenya’s prowess as they’ve remained unbeaten in the tournament.


Following closely in the medal tally was Cameroon, which claimed the bronze after a 3-1 win against Rwanda. In the bronze medal match Cameroon experienced an initial hiccup against Rwanda, dropping the first set. However, they quickly regained momentum and secured a 3-1 victory with set scores of 21-25, 25-15, 25-14, 25-15.

Individual awards: The championship witnessed some phenomenal individual performances. Kiprono Sharon Chepchumba of Kenya was crowned the Most Valuable Player (MVP). Joining her in the dream team were:

  • Setter: Misoki Emmaculate Nekesa (KEN)
  • Opposite: Adiana Estelle (CMR)
  • Libero: Essa Nada (EGY)
  • Outside Hitters: Mercy Moim Mercy (KEN) and Valentine Munezero (RWA)
  • Middle Blockers: Ahmed Aya (EGY) and Fotso Mogoung Stephanie (CMR).

Gold medal match

  • Kenya overcame Egypt 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-14)

Bronze medal match

Cameroon defeated Rwanda 3-1 (21-25, 25-15, 25-14, 25-15)

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