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Ndejje Elites out of African Women Club title race

By Swalley Kenyi

Added 11th April 2017 06:57 PM

The Elites had hoped to qualify for the quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Ndejje Elites out of African Women Club title race

Christine Alupo attempts a block as Sharon Amito watches from the back

The Elites had hoped to qualify for the quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

2017 African Women Club Championship​
INJS  3 Ndejje 2

Ndejje Elites women volleyball have fallen out of race for the 2017 African Women Club Championship.

They missed an opportunity to qualify for the quarterfinals after they lost their last group stage game in a decisive set to INJS of Cameroons 3-2 in Monastir, Tunisia Tuesday.

As the opponent set all eyes on attackers team captain Jepkirui Belinda and Christine Alupo, setter Jesca Kaidu combined well with Keren Nyakecho to ensure the Elites took the lead with 25-19.

They lost the second set 20-25, third 25-19 but recovered to win 25-21 and force a decisive set which they lost 15-11.

The Elites had hoped to qualify for the quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

The team will now compete for classification like the head coach Johnson Kawenyera had announced as their target before they left for the championship last week.

Ndejje Elites opened the campaign with a 3-0 loss to Carthage (CFC) and recovered in their second group game on Sunday to beat Asec Mimosa of Ivory Coast 3-1 before lossin to INJS of Cameroon

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