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Kenya women's national volleyball team

The Kenya women's national volleyball team represents Kenya in international volleyball competitions. Kenya has dominated the African continent since the 90's winning the Women's African Volleyball Championship a record nine times. They also won the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix group 3 title after beating Peru in the final.

Kenya
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Nickname(s)Malkia Strikers
AssociationKenya Volleyball Federation
ConfederationCAVB
Head coachPaul Bitok
FIVB ranking19 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (First in 2000)
Best result11th (2000, 2004)
World Championship
Appearances6 (First in 1994)
Best result13th place (1994, 1998)
Volleyballkenya.org

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

  • 1994 — 13th place
  • 1998 — 13th place
  • 2002 — 21st place
  • 2006 — 21st place
  • 2010 — 21st place
  • 2014 — did not participate
  • 2018 — 20th place

World CupEdit

FIVB World Grand PrixEdit

Women's African Volleyball ChampionshipEdit

All-Africa GamesEdit

Current squadEdit

The following is the Kenyan roster in the 2018 World Championship.[1][2]

Head coach: Japheth Munala

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2017–18 club
1 Jane Wairimu 24 March 1985 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 299 cm (118 in) 286 cm (113 in)   Kenya Prisons
2 Christine Psiwa 1 April 1992 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 301 cm (119 in) 298 cm (117 in)   Kenya Pipelines
3 Violet Makuto 20 May 1993 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Kenya Pipelines
4 Leonida Kasaya 10 October 1993 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 297 cm (117 in) 292 cm (115 in)   Kenya Pipelines
5 Sharon Chepchumba 26 October 1998 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 293 cm (115 in) 281 cm (111 in)   Kenya Prisons
7 Janet Wanja 24 February 1984 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 299 cm (118 in) 287 cm (113 in)   Kenya Pipelines
8 Triza Atuka 14 April 1992 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 293 cm (115 in)   Kenya Pipelines
9 Elizabeth Wanyama 27 May 1987 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 270 cm (110 in) 260 cm (100 in)   Kenya Prisons
10 Noel Murambi 29 January 1989 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 297 cm (117 in)   Kenya Pipelines
14 Mercy Moim (c) 1 January 1989 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 303 cm (119 in)   Supreme Volleyball Club
15 Lorine Chebet 8 October 1999 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 285 cm (112 in) 270 cm (110 in)   Kenya Prisons
16 Agripina Kundu 24 April 1993 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 294 cm (116 in) 288 cm (113 in)   Kenya Pipelines
18 Emmaculate Chemtai 14 October 1993 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in)   Kenya Prisons
19 Edith Mukuvilani 20 July 1994 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 292 cm (115 in)   Kenya Prisons

Previous SquadsEdit

[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MALKIA STRIKERS JETS OFF TO JAPAN FOR THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS". Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF). 20 September 2018. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Kenya Team Profile". FIVB. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  3. ^ [dead link] "Women Volleyball World Cup 1991 - Teams Composition - Kenya". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  4. ^ [dead link] "Women Volleyball XIII World Championship 1994 - Teams Composition - Kenya". todor66.com. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  5. ^ [dead link] "Women Volleyball XIII World Championship 1998 - Teams Composition. - Kenya". todor66.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Kenyan volleyball team at the 2000 Summer Olympics". Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Women Volleyball XIII World Championship 2002 - Teams Composition. - Kenya". todor66.com. Archived from the original on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Kenya women's volleyball roster at FIVB.com". 2004 Athens. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  9. ^ "Women Volleyball World Cup 2007 - Teams Composition. - Kenya". Archived from the original on 24 October 2007. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  10. ^ "Women Volleyball World Cup 2011 - Teams Composition. - Kenya". Retrieved 15 February 2016.

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