Kenya hasn’t hosted the African Women Volleyball Club Championship since 2012, and they are still not sure if they will be able to host the 2015 edition that is slated for April.

Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) president Waithaka Kioni who also doubles as the vice president of the Confederation of African Volleyball revealed last week how the country might not have the capacity to host the event if more than 12 clubs confirm participation.

Yes we were to host the 2016 women’s Africa Club championship in April, but we are not certain if we will be able to host the event owing to the unavailability of standardized facilities. We have emailed the continental volleyball governing body CAVB stating this fact.

Kioni told Kenyan journalists over the weekend.

The news comes as blow to Ugandan representatives in Vision Volleyball Camp (VVC) and Ndejje Elites who have already started making plans of their travel and preparing competitive sides.

It’s a setback in terms of preparations, because we have been doing everything knowing the games are in Kenya. But if the venue switches that means all our plans have to be adjusted, but we shall wait for the official communication from CAVB

VVC’s coach Hannington Nsubuga told Kawowo Sports.

Tunisia is on standby to host the game as the volleyball fraternity waits for the official stand on where the games will be played.

Kenya are to be represented by league champions and record holders of the continental title Kenya Pipeline, five time winners Kenya Prisons and Kenya Commercial Bank who have won the competition once.

VVC and Ndejje Elites who are to represent Uganda won the National Club Championship and national League respectively, the former finished seventh at their maiden appearance last year in Cairo Egypt where Al Ahly SC came out on top.

Senior staff writer at Kawowo Sports mainly covering volleyball, football and badminton

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