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  • KCB Recruit Six, Aim To Bounce Back

Lucy Sakong (13), Sally Wanjala(1), Elshiba Chepkemboi(4) and Sharleen Maiwa(3) the new KCB volleyball team sign ins during a training at the Railways Club grounds,Nairobi

For KCB the trip to Nyeri for the National league kick off fixture will be turned into a team-bonding, and spirits-raising outing with new players expected to grab major victories this year.

KCB women Volleyball team Head Coach John Khayinga says the new signings are ready to steer the club to the next level. The squad that has been in the camp training for the new season will see the inclusion of new signings Joyce Njeri, Lucy Sakon’g, Dorcas Chepleting, Sally Wanjala and Shalin Maiwa in the final squad during the Nyeri outing

“The players have fitted very well in the squad and they are energised and looking forward to grabbing our first victory this season”, said Khayinga.

Joyce Njeri who joins KCB from Lugulu Girls believes she will shake the team back into life.

“It was always my dream and I will give my best to KCB this season, we will be a force to reckon with “, said Joyce.

KCB will play at Kamukunji Grounds in Nyeri on March 1-3, before the second leg at Ndakaini Dam in Thika. The team finished 3rd last season after the national playoffs.

The bankers will have Helen Chemutai and Linnet Mukambi as the liberos this season. Middle blockers include Dorcas Chepleting, Siwa Christine and Modesta Chepchirchir.

Felly Wanjala, Gladys Wairimu and Farida Efumbi setters. KCB has signed Prisons Elishiba Chepkemboi and felly Wanjala. The squad will rely on the impressive left attacker Doreen Marani.

KCB defeated Pipeline 3-0 during a league match and Eldama Ravine last season and will be looking forward to a repeat of the same with Prisons when they meet later this year.

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Eric Njiru

Eric is a Multimedia Sports Journalist who has covered local and international Sporting Activities from World Championships, Rugby World Cup, Kenya National Rally, HSBC World Sevens Series, School Competitions and Kenyan Premier League with good knowledge of the industry.

Apart from daily reporting, Eric is a presenter on HBR Fanzone every Saturday from 9am and Sunday 3pm.

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