Kenya Women Beach Volleyball Team Make Olympic History

The Kenyan Women Beach Volleyball team qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games for the first time after winning the CAVB Continental Cup in Agadir, Morocco on Sunday, 27 June 2021. Photo: Team Kenya (Twitter)

The Kenyan Women Beach Volleyball team qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games for the first time after winning the CAVB Continental Cup in Agadir, Morocco on Sunday, 27 June 2021.

Kenya’s first team of Brackcedes Agala and Gaudencia Makhokha came from a set down to beat the Nigerian team of Amara and Franco 2-1. Agala and Makokha had lost the first set 17-20, but bounced back to level the ties, winning the second set 21-18.

Heading into the tie breaker, the Kenyan duo was charged and despite resistance from the West Africans won the set 15-10.

Kenya’s second team Phosca Kasisi and Yvonne Wavinya were straight forward winners in their game, beating the duo of Albertina and Nnoruga by straight sets of 21-17 and 21-10.

 

Team Kenya
Phoscah Kasisi
Yvonne Wavinya
Brackcides Agala
Gaudencia Makokha

 

Photo 1 Caption: The Kenyan Women Beach Volleyball team qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games for the first time after winning the CAVB Continental Cup in Agadir, Morocco on Sunday, 27 June 2021. Photo: Team Kenya (Twitter)

 

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