The 2019 Africa Nations Volleyball Championship first runners-up, Kenya are yet to serve off their preparation for the September edition set to be staged in Kigali, Rwanda.
Kenya are fresh from taking part in the 2020 Olympics, and Paul Bitok girls who finished the Tokyo championship without a win, are yet to hit the ground running.
The East Africans will be attempting to dethrone Cameroon who have won the last two editions of this event, last held in 2019, in Cairo, Egypt.
“Kindly keep training individually or with your clubs as we wait for KVF (Kenya Volleyball Federation) advice in the coming tournament in Rwanda,’ said Kenyan coach Bitok.
Bitok, a former Rwandan tactician, however, gave a slight hint that Kenya might fail to send a team to Kigali.
“Otherwise I’m wishing all the qualified teams the best in your preparation for the playoffs.”
Kenya is the most successful team among the 16 countries that have so far confirmed participation.
The reigning All African Games have won nine titles have failed just twice, since 1987, to be on the podium.
The men’s event has attracted 20 countries while the women’s version will have 16.
The Teams are expected in the Rwandan capital on September 5 with the men’s event set to serve off on September 7th through to 15th after which it will pave way for the women’s event penciled for between September 12 and 19.
The winner of the event will book an automatic ticket to the 2021 FIVB Nation’s Championship.