•The final was scheduled for last evening between defending champions Esperance de Tunis and 14-time champions Al Ahly.
•KPA dropped to the classification matches after losing in straight sets to Cameroon's Port Douala in the quarter-finals.
Kenya Ports Authority wound up fifth for a second year running in the just concluded men's African Volleyball Club Championship in Kelibia, Tunisia.
The Sammy Mulinge coached side came from behind to beat Tunisia's Kelibia club 3-2 in the position 5-6 playoffs.
The Tunisians looked like cruising, especially after bagging the opening two sets 25-20, 25-22 to gain a 2-0 advantage.
KPA, however, responded well to clinch the third (25-22) and the fourth (25-20) sets, forcing the encounter into a decider, in which they prevailed 15-10.
KPA also finished fifth last year in their maiden appearance in the annual tournament that was also held in Tunisia.
Their impressive display earned opposite player Enock Mogeni a deal with Egyptian top-tier side Smouha club.
The final was scheduled for last evening between defending champions Esperance de Tunis and 14-time champions Al Ahly.
KPA dropped to the classification matches after losing in straight sets to Cameroon's Port Douala in the quarter-finals.
KPA made a clean sweep in the group stage, brushing aside Congo's Espoir (3-10, Injis of Ivory Coast (3-0) and Madda Walabu University of Ethiopia (3-2).
Despite being in a relatively fair group, debutants Equity only registered one win in Group 'D' that had Port Douala, Customs of Nigeria, and Rwanda's Gisagara. Customs recorded a routine win against the bankers in straight sets.
Equity registered their first set in the competition in their 3-1 loss to Gisagara but defied all odds to scalp Port Douala 3-2 in the five-set thriller.
The experience will be vital for both clubs ahead of the fourth leg of the Kenya Volleyball Federation League. KPA lead the standings with 16 points from six matches while Equity are ninth in the 16-team league.