NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Experienced Kenya Prisons setter Jane Wacu will
not be part of the team’s contingent when they depart for Cairo,
Egypt for the Africa Club Championships.
Kenya Prisons is
eyeing to reclaim the continental title and coach David Lung’aho
has blended a squad of young and old players ahead of their
departure on Friday.
However, he will
have to do without Wacu in his new quest for Africa Club title.
The 2018 Women’s African Club championships will be held on
“I will not be part
of the Prisons women’s team to the African Club championship set
for next week in Egypt. But I wish them success same to Kenya
Pipeline,” Wacu said in Nairobi on Wednesday.
Wacu, made her
national team debut in 2006, and has been consistent playing at
the high level for 11 years. The 32-year-old also played for
Chamalieres (France) before returning home to rejoin Kenya
Prisons. Last year, she signed for a year deal with Seychelles
champions Anse Royale (ARSU).
rules her out of the tournament in Egypt. Her Seychelles club
has not qualified for the tournament.
African Volleyball (CAVB) has confirmed that 22 clubs will take
part in the weeklong tournament.
Tarek Al-Adwar said Zimbabwe’s team Harare City Club arrived in
Cairo on Tuesday for a training Camp ahead of the tournament
start on March 5.
“Harare City Club is
the first team to arrive on Tuesday. Hosts Al-Ahly have their
training camp in Slovenia until Thursday,” said Tarek Al-Adwar
Al-Ahly has won the
Africa cup a record eight times, followed by Kenya Pipeline
(seven) while Kenya prisons have lifted the trophy four times.
Other teams expected
in Egypt are defending champions Carthage and Marsa of Tunisia,
last year’s silver medalist El-Shams Club (Egypt), Alexandria
Sporting (Egypt), DGSP (Congo), Asec Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire),
Vision VB, Nkumba University (Uganda), BDF (Botswana), AS
Douanes (Burundi), Muzinga (Burundi), Canon de Ndjii, VB Club (DRC),
Injis, FAP, Bafia and Nyong et Kelle (Cameroon).