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Uganda starts on a false note
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2014
Uganda starts on a false note
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By Swalley Kenyi

Africa World Championship qualifiers

Kenya 3 Uganda 0

Senegal 3 Seychelles 1

Mozambique 0 Tunisia 3

Today


Tunisia v Senegal 12pm

Uganda v Mozambique 2pm

C. Verde v Kenya 4pm

The Uganda women volleyball team will play their second match of the 2014 Africa World Championship qualifiers against Mozambique today like nothing happened to them on Sunday.

Both Uganda and Mozambique lost to tournament favourites Kenya and Tunisia in straight sets and it will surely be the Cranes opportunity to revive their fortune against their opponents today.

“It has happened and we have to look forward. We are going to bridge the gaps and focus on a win,” coach Tonny Lakony said after the match in which Kenya dominated proceedings.

Kenya was evidently too strong for their Ugandan counterparts and beat them in straight sets at the Safaricom Indoor Arena (former Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani), Nairobi Kenya. Kenya won the first set 25-16 before proceeding to take the second and third sets 25-10, 25-14 respectively.

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