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Team Kenya out in Tunisia for African Volleyball Club Championship

VOLLEYBALL AND HANDBALL By Mike Kihaki | May 8th 2022 | 1 min read
Kenya Ports Authority men's volleyball team in a training session at Makande Gymnasium in Mombasa.[Omondi Onyango, Standard]

The 2022 Men's African Volleyball Club Championship has kicked off (Sunday) at Kelibia beach hotel, Tunisia.

The Technical Meeting for the championship which took place on Saturday, May 7, 2022, saw 16 teams pooled into four groups from Sunday, May 8th through May 17th.

Kenya will be represented by Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) AND Equity Bank.

The dockers who are Kenya Volleyball Federation's second runners up are pooled in group C against Ivory Coast’s VC Espoir INJS Volleyball Club INJS together with Ethiopia’s Madda University.

Kenya’s General Service Unit withdrawal from the tournament gave bankers Equity a chance to take part in the competition and are pooled with Port Doula of Cameroon and Nigeria’s Customs and Rwanda’s Gisagara in group D. 

The defending champions Esperance will have to prove that they deserve to retain the trophy. All the pools will play a round-robin format with two teams qualifying for the quarter-finals.

Cameroon has three teams with Kenya, Tunisia and Ethiopia having two representatives.

Egypt, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Rwanda each have one team.

Pool A

Kelibia- Tunisia

FAP- Cameroon

AHLY- Egypt

Pool B

Esperance- Tunisia

Wolaitta- Ethiopia

AS Duanes- Cameroon

Pool C

Kenya Ports Authority-Kenya

VC Espoir INJS- Ivory Coast

Madda University- Ethiopia

Pool D

Port Doula- Cameroon

Customs- Nigeria

Equity Bank- Kenya

Gisagara- Rwanda

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