Nyeri, KENYA: Mombasa Prisons started on a wrong foot the 2017 Kenya Volleyball Federation KVF season, losing by straight sets to former champions General Service Unit GSU team in the opening match played at the Kamkunji Grounds, Nyeri on Friday.
Poor receptions from the liberos and weak spiking saw Prisons succumbed to a 25-23, 35-18, 25-18 defeat to GSU who made count every little mistake by their opponents.
Elsewhere, Bankers Co-operative also won their first match thumbing Vihiga County 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 2511) while soldiers KDF beat Rangers 3-0 (25-18, 27-25, 25-20) in another straight win of the day.
Mount Kenya University was to take to court against Kenya Commercial Bank KCB in the first women’s match of the day as Vihiga County face off with Administrations Police AP.
The matches will continue over the weekend where Kenya Ports Authority KPA will tussle Western Prisons, Mombasa Prisons will come up against Forest Rangers while KDF will play Administration Police AP.