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Kosirai to iron out weak areas ahead of Rift Valley games

Kosirai beat multiple national and East Africa champions Cheptil 3-1 (25-16, 15-25, 10-25,19-25) to clinch the Nandi County ticket at Samoei Boys’ grounds over the weekend.

In Summary

• “We have to work on our service and ensure the centre is working effectively,” said Koech.

• He targets to top their pool in the preliminary stage to avoid a clash against national champions Kessogon from Trans Nzoia.

Kosirai Girls (red) and Cheptil during the Nandi County championships
Kosirai Girls (red) and Cheptil during the Nandi County championships
Image: EMMANUEL SABUNI

The 2016 national and East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Association volleyball champions Kosirai Girls’ head coach Caleb Koech has identified areas to work on ahead of the Rift Valley region games in Bomet County on July 14-20.

Kosira beat multiple national and East Africa champions Cheptil 3-1 (25-16, 15-25, 10-25,19-25) to clinch the Nandi County ticket at Samoei Boys’ grounds over the weekend.

“We have to work on our service and ensure the centre is working effectively,” said Koech.

He targets to top their pool in the preliminary stage to avoid a clash against national champions Kessogon from Trans Nzoia.

“Kessogon has tall players, which is always an advantage,” he said, adding: “It is high time we get our priorities right. Hosts Kaboson are also good and will enjoy home advantage and fans.”

He praised Faith Chepkorir (libero), Edah Chepkemei, Ashley Munyes and Monica Jeruto (outside hitter) for playing a critical role in the win over Cheptil.

“They are tall and had good blocks. We had good reception too with Chepkorir controlling proceedings,” he added.

Koech said failure to start with Jeruto, Munyes and Chepkemei cost them the first set.

Musingu Boys’ and Butere Girls’ were crowned Kakamega football champions. Musingu beat Munyuki Boys 3-1 at Mumias Sports Complex.