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  • Pipeline win KVF title after five-year wait

    Pipeline win KVF title after five-year wait

    Victory on Sunday saw the Oilers recapture the league title after a five-year wait They emerged top of the round-robin playoffs with nine points, four ahead of KCB who finished runners up for the third year running. 

  • Gitau backs Kenya Pipeline to end league wait

    Gitau backs Kenya Pipeline to end league wait

    Meanwhile, DCI head coach Daniel Bor has vowed to shake off the underdogs tag and create a new order in volleyball during the three-day playoffs.The Oilers won five successive league titles between 2013 and 2017 before that stranglehold was broken by rivals Kenya Prisons.

  • Year in Review: Malkia Strikers remain unable to solve World Championships puzzle

    Year in Review: Malkia Strikers remain unable to solve World Championships puzzle

    There had been great expectation the national women’s team would hold their own against the world’s best after weeks at a high-level camp in Brazil where they spent for over two monthsThe high-performance training program funded by the world volleyball governing body FIVB was meant to elevate the Ke...

  • Bitok, Munala back setter Mutinda to shine at KCB

    Bitok, Munala back setter Mutinda to shine at KCB

    The setter, who has established herself as the heir to former Malkia Strikers stars Jane Wacu and Janet Wanja, crossed over from rivals Kenya Pipeline as the Bankers seek to build a formidable force next season.

  • Kenya Pipeline too strong for KCB as KVF league resumes

    Kenya Pipeline too strong for KCB as KVF league resumes

    The Bankers lost the services of Opposite Attacker Sharon Jepchumba who joined Greece side Aris Thessaloniki back in October and Munala believes the void she left is still being felt.

  • Kapsabet first stop as KVF announces new season dates

    Kapsabet first stop as KVF announces new season dates

    Chege added that they will introduce a Division Two Men’s League this season after many years of running the top-tier league without promotion and relegation formats.

  • KVF set meeting for new volleyball season plans

    KVF set meeting for new volleyball season plans

    Also on the table is the new date for the women’s league playoffs following disruption after many players were selected to feature for the national team Malkia Strikers in Brazil and the Netherlands.

  • Kwanthanze seek Nyayo access to prepare for Africa School Games

    Kwanthanze seek Nyayo access to prepare for Africa School Games

    This is the first time the East African schools will be participating at the continental championship since it was launched in 2018.

  • Malkia Strikers' Sharon Chepchumba lands deal in Greece

    Malkia Strikers' Sharon Chepchumba lands deal in Greece

    The KCB star, who has previously turned out for the Kenya Volleyball Federation defending champions Kenya Prisons and former winners Kenya Pipeline, signed a six-month deal with the Greek A2 League club.Malkia Strikers head coach Paul Bitok encouraged more players to turn professional abroad in orde...

  • Malkia Strikers slap down Cameroon to claim first win in Netherlands

    Malkia Strikers slap down Cameroon to claim first win in Netherlands

    A win in the remaining two matches will be enough to send the nine-time African champions to the second round.