RRA lose to Prisons at Africa Women Club Championships

Kenya Prisons Volleyball Club defeated Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) to qualify for the semi-finals of the on-going Africa Women Club Championships on Monday evening in Cairo, Egypt.
RRA will play against Egypt's Shams for 5 to 8 positions at 6pm (Rwandan time). Courtesy
RRA will play against Egypt's Shams for 5 to 8 positions at 6pm (Rwandan time). Courtesy

Quarter-final results
RRA (Rwa) 0-3 Prisons (Ken)
Ahly (Egy) 3-0 Customs (Nig)                                       
Carthage (Tun) 3-1 Shams (Egy)
Pipeline (Ken) 3-2 Bafia (CMR)

Kenya Prisons Volleyball Club defeated Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) to qualify for the semi-finals of the on-going Africa Women Club Championships on Monday evening in Cairo, Egypt.

Prisons beat RRA in straight sets 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, and 26-24) and will face the defending champions Carthage of Tunisia, while RRA will play against Egypt’s Shams for 5 to 8 positions, at 6pm (Rwandan time). 

Prisons’ big gun Mercy Moim led the scorers with impressive 22 points, while Revenue's Serphine led the losers with 13 points.

Carthage dominated Shams in an epic 3-1 (25- 8, 20-25, 27-25, 25-23) match up to get their semi-finals slot. It was Carthage’s second consecutive win against the Egyptians, as they beat them 3-2 in 2017 finals in Tunisia.

Another Kenyan team, Pipeline, booked a spot in the last four with a dazzling 5 set thriller against Bafia from Cameroon. KPC won 3-2 (25-12, 23-25, 25-14, 23-25, 15-6) to get closer to another continental success.

Meanwhile, hosts Ahly progressed to the last four after crushing Nigeria’s Customs 3-0 (25-13, 25-9, 29-27) in the last quarterfinal match.

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