Reigning national women’s volleyball champions Kenya Pipeline failed to lift the African Club Championship trophy for the 7th time in their history after losing 3-1 to Egyptian side Zamalek in the final played in Tunisia.
Zamalek started the match on a high note, winning the first set 25-22.
Pipeline however responded strongly, winning the 2nd set 18-25 to tie the score.
The Egyptians got back in the lead, clinching the 3rd set 25-15, before winning the fourth and final set 25-17 to win the match and be crowned champions for the first time.
Kenya Pipleine wait for the contnental crown persists since winning the title in Nairobi in 2005.
Kenya’s second club in this years competition, KCB, who went into the championship as defending champions were bundled out at the quarter final stage.