VVC wants sh157m for Africa Volleyball championships

By Johnson Were

Added 21st November 2017 04:54 PM

The money will cover accommodation, players' air tickets, visa fees, players allowances and training facilitation.

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After winning the National Club championship and qualified to represent Uganda in the Africa Club Championships due next year, Vision Volleyball Camp women team is searching for sh157m to be able to prepare well the team.

Club CEO Hannington Nsubuga said that the club will also organise a fundraising dinner on December 8, where the entry fee will be sh100,000 per person as another way of raising funds.

He said the sh157m will cover accommodation, players air tickets, visa fees, players allowances and training facilitation.

Nsubuga  broke down the  that sh157m, as follows, sh 3.2m visa fees, sh3.6m registration fees, sh58.3m airtickets, sh43.2m accommodation fees, sh25m players allowances, sh7.6m hiring an indoor stadium for training and sh9m transport  and facilitation  of players during training.

VVC is also in the final of the Volleyball league play-offs targeting the league trophy and are using those games as trials for the team.

Club chairperson Josephine Nammanda said that in 2015 the team represented Uganda and finished seventh overall after dropping out in the quarterfinals, but now they want to have better preparation so that we make it to the final.

“We intend to get the services of all national coaches to polish our team in the different departments so that we can effectively perform better and fly our Uganda flag high,” Nammanda explained.

She appealed to the public and corporate companies to come and support them financially so that they can be able to represent Uganda.

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