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VVC, Sport S, Trust High School top the Aporu-Okol tourney

By Derrick Wadria

Added 19th June 2018 05:44 PM

Sport-S men moved a tiresome day to the final following two long fights in the quarterfinal and semifinal 3-2 victories over Matrix VC and Nemostars VC respectively.

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Sport-S men moved a tiresome day to the final following two long fights in the quarterfinal and semifinal 3-2 victories over Matrix VC and Nemostars VC respectively.

VOLLEYBALL
 
Aporu-Okol International Volleyball Tournament
 
Finals
 
Men
 
Sport S 3 UCU 1
 
(25-20, 25-22, 20-25, 25-21)
 
Women
 
VVC 3 Ndejje 0
 
(25-19, 25-20, 22-25, 2518)
 
KUMI - The Aporu Okol International volleyball tournament came to an end on Sunday.
 
Sport-S volleyball club (men’s category), Vision Volleyball (VVC)  women club, and Trust High School defending the championship, held at Boma grounds in Kumi over the weekend.
 
Sport-S men moved a tiresome day to the final following two long fights in the quarterfinal and semifinal 3-2 victories over Matrix VC and Nemostars VC respectively.
 
However, their display at the final against Uganda Christian University (UCU) was a stressfree session as they beat a well composed team with the tournament's Best Blocker, Johnson Rukundo.
 
Sport S took the lead with two straight sets before UCU consolidated the situation with a set.
 
The Mukono based team could not contain the pressure in the fourth set and gave in.
 
In the women’s category, Vision Volleyball Camp, that had made a clean record in a two-day tournament lost their only set in the final against Ndejje University.
 
VVC however took the first set on 25-17 and second set to 25-16 before Ndejje Elites gained momentum to pull a set from the unbeaten side on 18-25 and later VVC edged the Ndejje with 25-18 to win the championship for their second time in a row.
 
VVC had earlier eliminated pre-tournament favorites Nkumba Ladies in straight sets at the semifinal stage.
 
Ndejje defeated Sport-S 3-1 in the semifinal while sport-S beat Nkumba in straight sets in the third place playoff.
 
 
 

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