Beach Volleyball: Kenya eyes 2020 Olympics slot

By Ernest Ndunda: Tuesday, January 14th 2020 at 09:48 GMT +3 | Volleyball and Handball
Phosca Kasisi, who has been appointed as the captain of the Kenya Beach Volleyball team, serves the ball during a training session ahead of the Africa Qualifying Sub-Zonal 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Qualifier which will be held in Tanzania early this month, January 02, 2020. The tournament starts on January 07, 2020 in Dar. [PHOTO BY GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD].

Kenya women's beach volleyball coach Sammy Mulinge is convinced he has a generation of players who can make it to this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. 

“The players I have are new to beach volleyball and ready to stay on top of the game for years to come,” said Mulinge in reference to Yvonne Wavinya, Brackcides Agala, Gaudencia Makokha and captain Phosca Kasisi who qualified for the second round of the Africa Zone Five championships set for next month. 

Speaking from Dar es salaam, Tanzania yesterday, Mulinge said the four will not rest until thy bag the have continued to gain the needed exposure to enable them qualify for the Olympic Games.

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