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Volleyball: NSSF-KAVC International Tournament Postponed

The annual NSSF KAVC international Volleyball tournament will not be staged this year 2020, it is official.

KAVC President Milly Kure has confirmed the development, adding that the event has been postponed to next year due to Covid19 Pandemic.

The 2020 KAVC touney, is a volleyball championship held in Uganda by KAVC and competed for by teams in the region.

“With the recent guidelines presented by the Ministry of Health, World Health Organisation and address of the nation by the president of the republic of Uganda, we deeply regret that the Covid19 pandemic has left us with no other choice than to cancel our annual international tournament that had been scheduled to take place from the 31 July to 2nd August 2020,” reads the document from the KAVC president.

“We extend our sympathy to the athletes that had been expecting to participate however, human lives take precedence over everything and we have made it our mandate to safe guard the health of everyone who would have been involved in the event.

“The 24th edition of the NSSF – KAVC international tournament is instead being scheduled for next year from July 30 to August 1st and we hope that with the various measures being taken we shall see an improvement from the current situation.”

Last year, Nkumba beat Ndejje 3-0 (25-10, 25-18, 25-17) to win the Ladies category in an all Ugandan affair. This was also a repeat of 2018 final with Nkumba taking revenge.

Kenya’s Homegrown beat Gacosmos from Burundi 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-11) to take the Men’s crown.

This year’s championship was going to mark 50 years celebrations since 1970.

Past winners since 2010

2019
Men – Homegrown (Kenya)
Women – Nkumba (Uganda)

2018
Men – KAVC (Uganda)
Women – Ndejje (Uganda)

2017
Men – PR Rwanda
Women – Rwanda Revenue.

2016
Men – Kigali University (Rwanda)
Women – Aspire (Kenya)

2015
Men: Inatek (Rwanda)
Women Rwanda Revenue (Rwanda)

2014
Men – Sky (Uganda)
Women – Rwanda Revenue (Rwanda)

2013
Men – Inatek (Rwanda)
Women – Nkumba (Uganda)

2012
Men – SportS (Uganda)
Women: KCCA (Uganda)

2011
Men – KAVC (Uganda)
Women – KCCA (Uganda)

2010
Men – Muzinga (Burundi)
Women – KCCA (Uganda)

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