KCB’s attacker 22-year-old Miligreen Lutuvula was crowned East Africa’s region’s top attacker as the 2018 Genocide Memorial Tournament came to a dramatic conclusion at Amahoro in Kigali Rwanda on Sunday 10th June 2018.
KCB ladies’ volleyball team was awarded Rwandan Francs 600,000 after finishing second during the outing. The Bankers underlined their dominance in the region’s volleyball scene by thumping defending Champions APR of Rwanda 3-0 in the semifinal clash staged on Sunday Morning.
KCB Group Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Judith Sidi Odhiambo was exhilarated with the team’s exploits in Kigali.
“I am proud that the ladies have reached this far, their game quality was exceptional and well balanced and we look forward to future competitions especially in Africa to compete and win, our ladies have demonstrated this resolve”, said Judith.
Lutuvula had 37 kill attacks followed by Phosca Kasisi who had 32 successful kill attacks during KCB’s 6 matches. Eglay Kulova attacked Nkumba volleyball team 7 times in the final showdown while Nancy Mulonza shone with brilliance with 4 quick spikes.
KCB served off the outing by defeating Rwanda’s Ruhango 3-0. Attacker Pauline Nyongesa opened the score sheet with a dodge as
Miligreen Lutuvula added two quick spikes. Next on the score was Modesta Chepchirchir with 3 brilliant dodges that saw KCB lead 12-3. Lutuvula was on point again with three spikes that saw KCB take the first set 30-28, followed by 24-16 and 23- 17.
The next game pitted the bankers with Rwanda’s Revenue Authority in a pulsating clash that lasted 2 hours.
Phosca Kasisi was on the Scoreline with 3 spikes, 2 dodges and dozens of blocks that saw KCB win the first set easily..
The Rwandese outfit came back strongly in the second half to wrestle a set against kcb.
The third set witnessed a great array of talent that saw KCB loose the final set to the RRA..
The third match of the day saw KCB edge out Kigali Volleyball club 3-1… KCB started on a positive note with a block from team Gladys Wairimu while right attacker Phosca Kasisi went for a block that saw the first set end 24-15.
The influential Phosca Kasisi was on the Scoreline again with 4 spikes, while Modesta Chepchirchir attacked 4 times during the second set adding a block that saw KCB win 24-14.
The final set was fired up as the bankers started with 3 attacks from Phosca Kasisi while assistant captain Doreen Marani led in four more attacks followed by two blocks that saw KCB win the fourth set 25-10.
KCB will now be gearing up for the remaining league matches in Kenya with a keen focus on qualifying for Africa Club Championship.