Kenya: Malkia Thrash Nigeria, Into Africa Games Final

Some of the sporting codes at the African Games 2019, hosted by Morocco.
28 August 2019

Nairobi — Malkia Strikers progressed to the final of the Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco on Wednesday evening after thrashing Nigeria by straight sets in the semi-final.

The defending champions dominated the tie from start to finish, despite some resistance from the West Africans in the opening set.

Malkia were pushed by the Nigerians who closed in to a 20-16 score before Paul Bitok's girls ultimately prevailed to win the set 25-21. The defending champions were more careful in the second set, leading 16-7 at the second technical time out before clinching the set 25-16.

They kept the same momentum in the third set stretching an 11-4 lead before going further 19-7 and finally clinching the set 25-11.

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