13th March 2023 – Nairobi, Kenya
Story by: TVC Media
In a thrilling encounter between two of the top volleyball teams in the country, Trailblazers Volleyball Club emerged victorious against their fierce rivals Equity Bank. This win marks the second season in a row that Trailblazers’ Head Coach Geoffery Omondi has outmaneuvered Equity Bank’s Tactician Sammy Kirongo, with the same set score of 3-2.
The match was nothing short of a roller coaster ride as Trailblazers fought their way back from a two-set deficit to ultimately win the match 3-2 (20-25, 27-29, 25-23, 25-21,15-11). The team showed immense character and resilience as they refused to back down against a determined Equity Bank side.
The first set started off with a lot of energy from both sides, but it was Equity Bank who came out on top with a score of 25-20. The second set was an even closer affair, with both teams giving it their all. However, once again, Equity Bank managed to edge out Trailblazers, winning the set 29-27.
Despite being two sets down, Trailblazers refused to give up and mounted a spirited comeback in the third set. With some incredible defense and precision attacks, they were able to secure the set with a score of 25-23. The fourth set saw Trailblazers’ momentum carry over as they dominated from start to finish, taking the set 25-21.
With the match tied at 2 sets apiece, it all came down to the fifth and final set. Both teams fought hard, but it was Trailblazers who showed greater composure and clinched the set 15-11, ultimately winning the match 3-2.
This victory is a testament to Trailblazers’ never-say-die attitude and their ability to perform under pressure. The Technical bench led by Coach Omondi’s tactical genius and the team’s incredible fighting spirit has been pivotal in securing this crucial win against their arch-rivals.
As the season progresses, it will be interesting to see how both teams perform in their upcoming matches. With this win, Trailblazers have certainly sent a strong message to the rest of the league that they are a force to be reckoned with.