Kenya Pipeline reveal secret for volleyball dominance

VOLLEYBALL Kenya Pipeline reveal secret for volleyball dominance

Abigael Wafula 13:33 - 27.11.2023

Kenya Pipeline Volleyball Club has managed to make a mark in Africa and the team manager and two players have explained what makes them stand out.

Kenya Pipeline Women’s Volleyball Club team manager Carol Chebet has delved into what makes the Oilers stand out.

Chebet explained that the club has always maintained its consistency in the game and take the sport seriously.

She noted that the management takes care of the players well and meets their needs, adding that they have all the necessary training gear.

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“Kenya Pipeline has been consistent…the management also puts in a lot to ensure that the team practices well, the girls are able to focus on the game and everything is catered for them. That’s the reason why we are shining and it’s all thanks to God,” Chebet told Citizen TV.

Kenya Pipeline have been making headlines owing to their prowess in the sport which has enabled them to change the narrative of volleyball in Kenya.

They took silver at the Africa Clubs Championships and were recently crowned the Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Zone V Clubs Champions.

On her part, Malkia Strikers vice-captain and Kenya Pipeline player Trizah Atuka also observed that there has been a great improvement in terms of facilities and quality of the game.

“Before, we did not have a training facility but now they have put in the effort to build us an indoor arena where we are currently training throughout.

"I think that’s why we are improving day by day and we are in good form. We have gotten what we need and we have a gym where we train.

"Currently, the standards are going up and things are improving. However, I believe there is room for improvement,” she said.

Meanwhile, team captain Rose Magoi also explained that they have received immense support from the management and also lauded the girls for maintaining good team chemistry and working towards a common goal.

“We have worked hard as a team since we have very good chemistry. The support from the management and technical bench has played a great role in ensuring we thrive. We always work as a team and they have given me an easy time,” she said.