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KVF final leg gets underway in Baringo

The seventh and final leg of the Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) Premier league goes down at Kerkwony Stadium, Eldama Ravine, Baringo County where the top four teams in both men and women categories will book a berth at the play-offs slated for next month.

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will be hoping to strengthen position in top four when they take on Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) in the opening match of the day in the men’s category. Victory for the military men are ranked fourth on the log (23 points) will see them sail to the play-offs with chances seeming remote for KPA who are currently ranked seven on the log with 18 points.

It will be a make-or-break situation for the dockers who have three other matches to play against Vihiga County, Prisons Kenya and Mount Kenya University (MKU).If the Mombasa-based side upset the odds to secure at least three victories from their four encounters, they will secure a place at the play-offs that will be hosted in their home turf.

Another blockbuster of the final leg will pit league leaders General Service Unit (GSU) against second-place Co-operative Bank in a duel that will be a show of might and supremacy since both teams have already advanced to the next stage.

GSU have bagged 31 points from 11 encounters and they are yet to lose their first match while Co-operative have 27 points from the same number of matches. In other matches Prison Mombasa who are ranked fifth with 18 points will entertain students MKU with the chances of their qualification to the next stage already shuttered.

In women’s Premier League leaders Prison Kenya will take on second place Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) while Pipeline tackle Nairobi Water. Prisons are seated top of the table with 15 points, two ahead of second-place KCB as champions Pipeline rank third with 12 points.

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