By Oscar Pilipili
The victory improved Prisons’ win-loss record to 2-0 in Pool ‘B’ and Jeshi dropped to 0-2. Now Prisons are just a match away from the quarterfinal spot.
Prisons recorded their first victory after they beat Canon of Congo 3-0 (25-10, 25-18, 25-13) on day one of the competition.
Nkumba University of Uganda recovered to defeat Manga Sport of Gabon in 3-0 straight sets of 25-13, 25-18, 25-20 in a Pool ‘A’ match at Moi International Sports Centre, yesterday.
The result brought Nkumba’s win-loss record to 1-1 while Manga dropped to 0-2.
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) led by towering Gaudencia Makokha hit Stella of Ivory Coast 3-0 (25-9, 25-10, 25-) in the other Pool ‘C’ match at MISC on the opening day of the competition that saw Kenyan teams win all their matches.
KCB take a rest today before returning to action tomorrow with a match against Stef Auto of Madagascar.
|KCB Players celebrate after scoring a point during the Africa women Club Championships at Kasarani. [PHOTO: MARTIN MUKANGU/STANDARD]|
Kenya Pipeline returns to action after a day rest with a match against Chlef of Algeria at MISC.
Prisons play their third match of the competition when they face Varieties at Nazarene today at 2pm.
Meanwhile, Nkumba coach Patrick Ssebuliba says the departure of eight key players has affected the performance of the team.
Ssebuliba, whose side lost 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-7) against Chlef in their opening match said only two out of last year’s first team players returned to Nairobi.