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Kenya Teams Finish 3rd at Rollball World Cup

The Kenya men and women's Roll Ball teams finished second runners up at the fourth edition of the Roll Ball World Cup held in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The women, who were the defending champions, failed to hold on to the title after losing 3-2 to Iran in the semifinal. They romped past Senegal in the play-off, collecting an impressive 8-1 win as Purity Siyengo, Brenda Angaya and Monicah Ndung all grabbed braces with Joan Waithera and Lydiah Wangui netting once each.

The men's side improved from finishing fourth in 2015 by finishing third this year.  Jared Onyango's boys, hammered 10-4 by India in the semis, thrashed Bangladesh 7-1 to finish third. Captain Moses Atenya, Joseph Alukhala and Albert Omware all scored twice and Kelvin Amito added the extra one.

India women and men won the respective titles with the men edging Iran 8-7 while the women side also got past Iran 6-4.

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Rollball WC: Kenyan Men and Women Shine

 

Kenya ladies Rollball team has won her first two matches in the ongoing World Cup in Bangladesh.  The Kenyan ladies on Friday night thrashed Thailand 13-0 with Angela Kithinji who is participating in the world cup for the first time scoring four times captain Brenda Angaya and Purity Sciyengo scored 3 each in the romp. Others scorers were Stella Sikhilla who scored a brace and Monicah Ndunge.The ladies maintained a good record and a clean sheet when they swept aside Indonesia 13-0 on Sunday.

The win was a clear statement that the Kenyan ladies are out to defend the world title they won two years ago. Purity Sciyengo and Angela Kithinji  each scored four goals in what was a perfect performance for Jacob Nyaudo’s charges. 

The men team also posted good results, beating Denmark 5-3 in their second match played on Sunday. Albert Omware scored a hat trick Atenya Moses and Joseph Alukhala scoring goal apiece.The men play Sri Lanka and Phillipines next. 

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