Malkia Strikers bagged their first win in the ongoing world volleyball championships in Netherlands after smashing their long term volleyball rivals Cameroon three sets to nil, the Kenyan queens won in sets of 25-20, 27-25, and 25-19.

 ” It’s time to celebrate a little bit but from tomorrow we need to continue working on the process of development for each individual player but also we’re trying to build our legacy as Malkia strikers and I’ll be focused on this development for them as an individual player and then as a group player as well.” Malkia Strikers Headcoach Luizomar Demoura.

Both Malkia Strikers and the Cameroon team have dominated the African volleyball and has represented the continent in the previous Olympics as well as the volleyball world championships of 2018. Despite starting with a defeat from the hosts Netherlands, Malkia Strikers are likely to qualify to the next round if they manage to win against the European champions Italy tonight and  against Puerto Rico.

In September 2021, Cameroon emerged as African champions in the AVCON volleyball competitions by defeating Kenya 3-1 to bag the title. Malkia strikers head coach and players were excited and are optimistic of producing good results.

  “I believe in my teammates because the effort they have shown today was magical coz we had discussed yesterday about the match and I’m really proud of my team mates because what we discussed and what we agreed is what they delivered.” Sharon Chumba-player

Kante back in training.

Chelsea has officially announced that its super world class midfielder Ngolo Kante is back to training . Chelsea communicated early this week through its official website showing images of the midfielder training with fellow team mates along with graham potter the club’s head coach at Cobham.

Kante has missed Chelsea’s last consecutive  six matches following a hamstring injury which he obtained during the London derby between Chelsea and Tothenham Hotspurs making him to be substituted in the second half.

“The Frenchman started our first two Premier League matches of the campaign against Everton and Tottenham Hotspur, before picking up an injury in that draw with our London rivals in mid-August,” Chelsea announced.

Graham Potter is now happy and confident of his team as other players who also had injuries have resumed training. Goal keepers Edouard Mendy and  Kepa Arrizabalaga, Aubameyang, Chalobah and Loftus cheek are all on form back to training.

Chelsea are now on the 7th position of the premier league table with 10 points with 9 goals after playing six matches, winning thrice, drawing one and losing two games.  

By Brian Simiyu


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