Kenya falls to USA in Olympics beach volleyball clash

Kenya’s beach volleyball ladies fell to USA in straight sets (8-21, 6-21) in their second match of the Tokyo Olympic Games at  Shiokaze Arena Thursday.

The US pair of Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponsil proved to have something extra against Kenya’s Brackcides Agala and Gaudencia Makokha with the weather conditions abit better than they were during their first match against Brazil.

It was their second loss having also lost in striaght sets to Brazil (15-21, 09-21) in their first match on their debut at these Games. USA beat Latvia 2-1 (21-13,16-21,15-11) in their first match.

The Kenyans will return to action on Saturday in their third pool D match against Latvia at the same venue.

“Things did go out way today. We made alot of mistakes that cost us at this stage. Our reception was fine but our main undoing was killing. Hopefully, we we will get better in the coming matches,” Agala said in her post-match comments.

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