Kenya claimed the bronze medal at Women's Olympic qualifier
Kenya celebrate - photo by Guy Suffo

Kenya celebrate - photo by Guy Suffo

16 February 2016

Kenya claimed the bronze medal of the qualifier after they flew past Algeria 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 26-24) in the third place match. Both team played a depressive game after they missed the chance to qualify to the final, but the Kenyans were more insisted to win.
 Mercy Moim led the Kenyan scorers with 7 points followed by Kibor Chelagat who contributed 6 points. Promising right attacker Yasmine Abdelrrahim led the losers with 11 points followed by captain Safia Boukhima 8. Kenya dominated the net action through their better blocking beside using the spike service to disturb the Algerians. 
 Kenya qualified to play at the World Olympic Qualifier with the second of African qualification tournament and the third of South America (Colombia) and the third of NORCECA (Puerto Rico) 
Final Ranking 
3. Kenya
4. Algeria 
5. Botswana
6. Tunisia
7. Uganda