Kenya book Rwanda in African Nations Championship semis

Kenya's Pamela Masaisai (left), Lorine Chebet (centre) block an attack from Burundi as Joy Lusenaka provides cover on the back court during their African Nations Championships Pool "B" match at Kigali Arena on September 16, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Kenya finished second in Pool "B" with nine points behind group leaders and reigning champions Cameroon who emerged top and unbeaten with 12 points from four matches
  • Kenya will now play Pool "A" leaders and hosts Rwanda on Saturday in one of the semi-finals
  • Bitok rested star opposite Sharon Chepchumba, skipper Mercy Moim and first-choice libero Agripina Kundu for the entire match

Kenya coach Paul Bitok had the luxury of resting his key players as Malkia Strikers strolled to a 3-0 (25-08, 25-09, 25-11) win over Burundi in the ongoing African Nations Championships at Kigali Arena in Rwanda.

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