Volleyball: Kenya Clinches Gold In Fivb World Grand Prix

Kenyan national women’s volleyball team came from a set down to beat a stubborn Peru side by 3-1 and clinch Gold in the finals of the FIVB World Grand Prix, Group three championship in Canberra, Australia.

This was a second meeting for the two teams in the same group and a sweet revenge for the Malkia strikers who lost the first match by three straight sets when they met in Mexico two weeks ago.

Peru started the match on a high note winning the first set 25-21.

Kenya won the second set 25-17 before bagging the third 25-22. The reigning African queens went on to win the fourth set 25-23 to seal the victory.

Mercy Moim was Kenya’s top scorer with 22 points. The win will see Kenya promoted to a higher level 2 of the World competition.

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