Volleyball

Africa Volleyball Championship: Strong Start For Debutants UCU

Monday, April 1
UCU (Uganda) 3-0 Gisagre (Rwanda)
(25-21, 25-23, 25-21)

Tuesday, April 2
UCU Vs Gendarnarie (Madagascar)

Another Ugandan representative managed to win their opening game at the ongoing Men’s Africa Volleyball Club Championship.

Nemostars had won University of Zimbabwe 3-2 in the opener and UCU who, are playing at the continent for the first time, made light work of fellow debutants Gisagare of Rwanda.

The Christian University team tore neighbours in threads, to win in straight sets 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-21) on Monday at Ahly hall 2.

UCU Players in celebration. Courtesy photo

UCU who won the opening set 25-21, capitalised on their strong start to win 25-23 and 25-21 in the second and third sets respectively to end Gisagare’s chances of making a come back.

The Program

Day 1 Results

Ahly E (EGY) v AS INJS (CIV) (25-8, 25-9, 25- 9) Pool A

Police VI (BOT) v Mugher (ETH) 3-0 (25- 15, 25-16, 25-17) Pool A

UCU (UGA) v Gisagare (RWA) 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-21) Pool B

Smouha (EGY) v Gendarmarie (MED) 3-0 (25-8, 25-20, 25-13) Pool B

VC Espoir (COD) v FAP (CMR) 3-2 (25-15, 25-23, 19-25, 19-25 15-10) Pool C

Prisons (KEN) v Wolaita (ETH) 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-23) Pool C

Al Swehly (LBA) v Rukinzo (BDI) 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 25-14) Pool C

Nemo Stars (UGA) v University (ZIM) 3-2 (23- 25, 25-14, 28-30, 25-22, 15-10) Pool D

Asaria (LBA) v GSU (KEN) 3-2 (23-25, 25-20, 17-25, 27-25, 15-10) Pool D

Mwangaza (COD) v ASFAG (GUI) 3-1 (25-22, 25-23, 22-25, 25-20) Pool D

Day 2 Programme
11:00am University (ZIM) v VC Mwangaza (COD) Pool D

12:00pm Wolaita (ETH) v VC Espoir (COD) Pool C

13:00pm Mugher (ETH) v AS INJS (CIV) Pool A

14:00pm Rukinzo (BDI) v FAP (CMR) Pool C

15:00pm Gendarmarie (MED) v UCU (UGA) Pool B

16:00pm El Etihad (LBA) v Gisagare (RWA) Pool B

17:00pm Nemo Stars (UGA) v GSU (KEN) Pool D

18:00pm Prisons (KEN) v Al Swehly (LBA) Pool C

19:00pm AS FAG (GUI) v Asaria (LBA) Pool D

20:00pm Ahly E (EGY) v Ahly T (LBA) Pool A

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