Neighbours Kenya will definitely have a strong representation in the 17th edition of the NSSF KAVC International due in Kampala starting August 10.
Former African and Kenya national league champions Kenya Pipeline are among teams that are preparing for the Kampala volleyball extravaganza.
Uganda Volleyball Federation (UVF) sent invitations to a host of the biggest clubs in Kenya among Kenya Prisons, National Water and Kenya Commercial Bank but all are yet to confirm participation.
But title holders KCCA will have to work hard extremely hard to beat the regional giants especially Kenya Pipeline are also the reigning Rwanda Genocide Memorial tournament title holders.
Preparations for the event are in top gear.
Uganda: KCCA, Sport-S, Nemostars, Ndejje Elites, Nkumba University, KAVC-A and KAVC-B.
Kenya: Prisons, Pipeline, National Water and KCB.
Rwanda: Women- Rwanda Revenue Authority, APR and National University of Rwanda.
Kenya: Prisons, Administration Police, MT Kenya University and GSU.
Rwanda: Kigali Volleyball Club, APR, Inatek, Rwanda Youth and National University of Rwanda.
Zimbabwe: ZPR Support Unit.
DR Congo: The Young Club.
Uganda: Sport-S, KCCA, Mulago, Gulu, Old Kampala, Cobap, Sky, KAVC-A and KAVC-B.
Burundi: Rukizo and Muziga.