Mwingi wins Nairobi Region Volleyball title

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By Elizabeth Mburugu | Game Yetu

Mwingi Teachers Training College are the new Nairobi Region  Teachers Colleges men volleyball champions. Mwingi put up a spirited fight in the finals to beat last year’s winners Kitui in a tightly contested five-set thriller played on Friday,  17th March  at Machakos.

Determined to win their maiden regional crown and book a ticket to the nationals Mwingi took the first set 25-23. Led by captain Joshua Ngondi they charged on to win the second 25-18, but Kitui were not ready to let their title go without a fight.

They bounced back to take the third 28-26 and the fourth 25-22 forcing the winner to be decided in a tie-breaker. With the title in one hand Mwingi did not hesitate battling to break the tie 15-9 and win the crown.

Ngondi told Feverpitch that the match was tough, but he was delighted they secured victory. “Playing defending champions is not easy because they have a lot at stake. It was a very tough encounter but I glad we fought to the end.”

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Source: The Standard 

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