Triumphant KCB Ladies Feted8th Jun, 2018
KCB volleyball team were feted by the Bank in a colorful ceremony held on Wednesday 11th April 2018. KCB Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Judith Sidi Odhiambo was flanked by KCB Board Director Njeri Onyango during the auspicious occasion.
The Shs 150,000 cash reward came on the backbone of the team’s success during the Bungoma outing, where KCB edged out KDF 3-0 during the Kenya Volleyball Federation finals
The team’s Patron Judith Sidi Odhiambo lauded the team on their great performance reiterating that KCB Group is committed to supporting the ladies as they set their sight on the 2018 Africa Club Championship ticket
“As KCB Group we are delighted with your performance this season, the task ahead is winning the remaining outings this year” said Sidi
The breakfast meeting was attended by KCB and national Volleyball legends Njeri Onyango, Rose Wanjala, Ann Wahombe and Dorcas Tidi. The former KCB players urged the players to enumerate their success journey, when they represented the club in various international duties.
KCB Board member Njeri Onyango urged the players to give their best and become a dominant team in the Africa volleyball circuit”
“We played with our hearts out and with great team work and resilience we won major honors in the region, you should strive for the same” said Njeri
KCB had revamped the squad with new players that consist of left attackers Egline Kulova and Metrine Wabwile, Right attackers Nancy Mulonza and Lucy Mumo and two Libero’s -Lincy Jeruto and Millicent Wanjala.
KCB OUTSHINE KDF LADIES: HOW KVF BUNGOMA TOURNAMENT WAS WON BY BANKERS
KCB ladies volleyball team underlined their dominance over rivals KDF with a thoroughly 3-0(27-25,25-14,25-18) resounding victory when they clashed on Sunday 26th March 2018 in Bungoma town during the KVF tournament finals.
The surprise in head coach Vernon Khayinga line up for the finals included new signing Egline Kulova who was magic as she dashed KDF hopes with great service in the final moments of the game.
The bankers were rigid in blocks and backcourt defence during the entire 3 sets. That ludicrously congested space denying KDF any chances of scoring points during the second and third set.
All odds seemed to suggest that the defence ladies were difficult to beat during the first set that saw them loose by 27-25 but KCB masterminded the one sided victory confirming re-emergence of the bankers as a dominant volleyball power.
“It feels really good to know that we were able to put all that practice for the last three months into the Bungoma outing and that we were able to get a win in the finals “, exclaimed a delighted KCB Head Coach Vernon Khayinga.
The new players were brilliant as we worked hard to ensure that the KDF team lost power heading into the second set, he added.
The journey to the finals saw KCB defeat Bungoma County by 3-0 in a fixture that started very low. KCB dominated the next two sets before the match was halted in the 3rd set for one hour following the heavy downpour. The victory paved way for the final showdown with defence forces ladies. KCB pulled from behind to win the first set before dominating in the remaining sets. Phosca Kasisi had superb attacks that saw KCB carry the day.
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