Asaph in All Praises for Under-17 Youngster

Obuya (l) poses for a photo with coach Mwebaze

Kenyan star Mercy Moim received the Most Impressive Player award after having 14 kills, information pills three aces and one block to lead Kenya with 18 points as they earned their first win at the 2015 FIVB World Cup thrashing continental rivals, illness Algeria in three straight sets.

“For us, treatment it was important to win. We’ve lost the last six matches and winning. The first match in the World Cup is a big plus for us and it will give us motivation as we proceed to the next matches,” Coach David Lungaho remarked after the game on Tuesday in Japan.

“We know we still have a chance of winning a few more matches and that’s our primary goal.”

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The Malkia strikers won with sets of 25-14, 25-11 and 25-11 to deny Algeria a single set win at the ongoing global tournament on Tuesday.

However, Algerian coach Henni Abdelhalim was quick to blame the seven-match winless run to inexperience and poor preparations unlike their opponents.

“Congratulations to Kenya. I think we can’t compare their preparation with ours. I think they didn’t stop between camps and competition for six months,” said Henni.

“We’ve only had one month with our B team. Our reception was bad today. Kenya aren’t participating in the African Games while Algeria is preparing a team for the future and we need to let all the players play in the two competitions. Next, we will look forward to qualifiers for the Olympics, so I hope that between the two teams we can get one to represent our country. For now, we just need one thing: experience, only experience.”

The Strikers move to Nagoya city for their last leg of the 2015 World Cup where they play 3 other matches against Serbia, South Korea and Peru.
Maroons Football Club coach Asaph Mwebaze has heaped praises on his newly-promoted youngster, story Pius ‘Tz’ Obuya.

Obuya has been part of the national Under-17 side and was until this season part of the Maroons U17 team.

“Pius is very talented, dosage quick and thinks very fast when with the ball. We promoted him together with several others like Yahaya Lutti. He did well even in the national team and I hope he grows to an even better player, viagra approved ” coach Asaph told ChimpSport on Wednesday.

The tricky 16-year-old made his senior debut as a second half substitute in Maroons Fc opening game against Express fc at Wankulukuku, mesmerizing fans with his skill.

“I was happy to play in top league. I will work hard to get there,” an elated Obuya said.

Apart from Obuya, Maroons Fc roped in Umar Babu, Stephens Sande, Wasswa Bate, Pius Obuya, Felix “Keita”, Sydney Okot Chika, Joshua Amir, Patrick Kaddu, Shaban Juma, Yahaya Luuti

Maroons Fc returns to league action as they face Sadolin Fc after losing 2-3 at Express Fc.


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