Malkia’s All Africa Games Qualifiers Squad Named

BY STEVE AYOO Kenya national women's volleyball team boss Japheth Munala unveiled a strong side for the CAVB Zone 5 championship which will also be used as a qualifier for the 2019 All Africa Games. The Kasarani Indoor Arena was the venue used to reveal the 12-woman team who will travel for

Cameroon Topple Malkia as Africa’s Best

Record nine-time African Volleyball Championship winners, Kenya women's Volleyball team have surrendered the continental leadership to Cameroon according to the latest FIVB world rankings. Cameroon, 19th globally, now occupy first spot in the continent after climbing nine places to stand on 45 points, 16 points better than Kenya who are ranked

Valiant Malkia Scratched by Argentina, Again

The National women's Volleyball team, Malkia Strikers, succumbed to hosts Argentina by straight sets (25-22, 25-21 and 25-13) in their opening match of the FIVB world Grand Prix Group Two match in Tucuman, Argentina Saturday morning. Former captain Brackcides Agala contributed  17 points but even that could do very

Puerto Rico Slams Olympics Door Shut on Malkia

Puerto Rico will compete in volleyball for the first time ever in the Olympic Games after its women’s team captured a straight-set 3-0 (25-8, 25-23, 25-15) victory over Kenya on Sunday evening in front of a partisan crowd at Roberto Clemente Coliseum of San Juan.   The victory earned

Malkia Strikers Land in Puerto Rico

After grueling 26 hours of travel, the Kenya Women's Volleyball team safely landed in San Juan, Puerto Rico ahead of their Rio Olympics qualifiers and 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix campaign. The team of 17 departed Nairobi on the evening of Tuesday 17th May via Amsterdam and New York landing in San

Cracks Emerge in Malkia’s Technical Bench

Cracks have started emerging in the national women’s volleyball team following Malkia Strikers' failure to claim a direct ticket to the 2016 Rio Olympics set for August. The team's Head Coach Japheth Munala and Team Manager, David Lung’aho, on their return from the continental qualifiers, seemed to differ

Malikia to Battle Pharaoh in Olympics Qualifiers Semis

Kenya’s Malkia Strikers will welcome arch rivals, Egypt, Monday (Feb. 15) evening in what promises to be an epic semifinal at the ongoing continental women’s Olympics qualifiers in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The two arch rivals who happen to be Africa's most successful volleyball Queens will meet for the first time

Wario Furious with KVF Over Funds

  Sport Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario has told Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) to use proper channels to source for funds from the ministry. Wario was not impressed by KVF’s decision to go to the media to express their dissatisfaction after they failed to get proper funding from the government ahead

Malkia on the Hunt for Rio Olympics Spot

The Kenya National women’s volleyball team have enjoyed a lot of success in the continent, and beyond, over the last couple of years but there's one thing that still remains elusive; success at the Olympics. The last time the team, christened Malkia Strikers, participated in an Olympics qualifier outside the