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KAVC president Ainebyona to promote volleyball

By Derrick Wadria

Added 21st August 2017 05:19 PM

Ainebyona said that KAVC in partnership with National Social Security Fund will work hard towards promoting the sport in Uganda.

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Action betwen KAVC and APR during the semi finals of the KAVC International

Ainebyona said that KAVC in partnership with National Social Security Fund will work hard towards promoting the sport in Uganda.

NSSF KAVC INTERNATIONAL VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Men’s final

APR 3 2 Kirehe (25-15, 21-25, 25-27, 25-21, 19-17)

Women’s final

VVC 1 3 RRA (12-24, 25-18, 26-28, 10-25)

Men

APR $1000

Kirehe $500

KAV $300

Women

RRA $100

VVC $500

KAVC $300

MVP men Yves Mutabazi

MVP women Charllote Nayisenga

Amon Ainebyona, the KAVC President has vowed to promote volleyball in the country following a successful NSSF KAVC International volleyball championship that ended Sunday.

 Rwanda Revenue Authority's Betty Uwamahoro in action during the women finals of the KAVC International Volleyball tournament against VVC at Lugogo. PHOTOS: Michael Nsubuga

Ainebyona made the promise at the closing ceremony after the women’s final where Vision Volleyball Club (Uganda) lost to Rwanda Revenue Authority  3-1 at Lugogo Indoor MTN Arena.

A total of 17 local clubs and 8 foreign clubs from Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and Burundi were represented.

However, it was not a casual weekend for the hosts as Uganda exited the tournament with no trophy in both the men and women categories.

In the men’s semifinal matc, Uganda’s side KAVC lost to Rwanda’s APR 23-24, 25-22, 19-25, 23-25.

After the game, Ainebyona said that KAVC in partnership with National Social Security Fund will work hard towards promoting the sport in Uganda.

“With the help of NSSF for the past 9 years, we pledge efforts towards developing volleyball in Uganda,” said Ainebyona.

KAVC both women and men won their third place playoff games against Ndejje and Rwanda Energy respectively to go in with $300 money prize each.​

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