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Malkia Strikers Demonstrate Significant Progress In Tokyo

Jul 29, 2021
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High performance 90-day Volleyball Empowerment pilot project helped elevate Kenya women’s national team technical performance

The Kenya women’s national volleyball team recently opened their third Olympic Games campaign with resilient displays against Japan and South Korea after participating in a 90-day Volleyball Empowerment high performance coaching pilot project in the lead up to Tokyo 2020.

The Kenya team, also known as the Malkia Strikers, were chosen for the pilot project as part of the FIVB’s revolutionary new Volleyball Empowerment programme which aims to improve the performance of national teams and players in volleyball and beach volleyball around the world.

As part of the project, the Kenya team participated in a 90-day high-performance training camp in Kenya with elite Brazilian coaches, such as Head Coach Luizomar de Moura, to further enhance their technical performance ahead of Tokyo 2020.

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