- History written as Kenya’s Malkia Strikers Beat Nigeria To Qualify For The 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Kenya women’s volleyball team Malkia Strikers have done the country proud by beating Nigeria to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Malkia Strikers saw off Nigeria by three sets to nothing and thus topped the charts in the Africa qualifiers in Yaounde, Cameroon with four straight wins.
Kenya had beaten Egypt 3-1 in their opening match of the round robin tournament before thumping Botswana 3-0, they saw off Cameroon after a hard fought win 3-2 before demolishing Nigeria 3-0 to guarantee themselves a space in the 2020 Olympics set for Tokyo, Japan.
The Volley ball queens of Kenya who are the reigning All African Games champions wrote history in Cameroon as they will be making a return to the global showpiece since Athens 2004.