A Closer Look At How Sky VC, Rwanda Revenue Authority Won Maiden NSSF-KAVC Titles

Sky's John Opendi in action against Sport-s in Nkumba recently I Oteka Picture
Sky’s John Opendi in action against Sport-s in Nkumba recentlyI Oteka Picture

Sky Volleyball club on Sunday night entered the books of Volleyball history as ‘NSSF -KAVC International champions. This was after they edged a determined defending champion, Inatek (from Rwanda) Club 3-1 in a mouth-watering final played in the MTN Arena.

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) on the other hand, white washed surprise packs, Vision Volleyball Camp 3 – 0 in the ladies’ category 25-23, 25-15 and 25 – 22 to win the main trophy and $ 500 cash prize.

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The two day annual invitational international commemorating the foundation of the club 44 years ago by students of Makerere University led by Neko Muduse-Ojala attracted 21 teams from Burundi, Rwanda and hosts Uganda as well as special appearances of the sitting volleyball flavor and primary schools of Samaritan Namugongo and Sunrise Matugga. The 18th edition that upheld the theme “Championing Better Community Health and Behavior through sports” was also spiced up by top Ugandan artists including Jackie Chandiru, Irene Nantale.

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The guest of honor was the Minister of state for sports represented by Jasper Aligawesa, General Secretary of the National Council of Sports who was accompanied by dignitaries; the sponsor representative Patrick Ayota Chief Finance Officer NSSF alongside several executives from NSSF, the President Uganda Volleyball Federation Sadik Nasiwu, the President Rwanda Volleyball Federation Gustave Nkuruzinza and several members of the diplomatic corps.

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NSSF in its remarks thanked the organizers, the Federation and partners of volleyball for ably fostering the popularity of the game and pledged to continue supporting this annual event that has since started reaping benefits of raising the standard and status of the game.

Co-sponsors Rwenzori Pure Mineral Water, Crown Beverages limited, CASE Medical Center, 9 Degrees were specially acknowledged for lending a hand too in the tournament.

The President of KAVC Robert Mofaht Masaba pledged to continue the club’s zeal of contributing to the development of volleyball and sport in the country as a viable and vibrant partner.

The tournament was crowned off with thrilling performances from Irene Ntale, Jackie Chandiru and Khalifa Aganaga.

The winners bagged American Dollars 500 and the runner up 300 in each gender on top of classical trophies and other awards courtesy of NSSF. Also recognized with special accolades were the most outstanding individual performers including

The next edition is slated for the 8th and 9th August 2015.

Awards.

Best Attacker – Mukantambara Seraphine of Rwanda Revenue Authority

Best Blocker – Nungi Saidat of Ndejje University (UGA)

Best Defender – Pajije Sharon of VVC (UGA)

Best receiver – Babirye Joan of KAVC (UGA)

Best Server – Kagoya Zaina of VVC (UGA)

Best Setter – Akimanizanye Ernestine of Rwanda Revenue Authority

Most Valuable Player – Nzayisenga Charlotte

Men:

Best Attacker –  Malinga Kathbart of SKY VC (UGA)

Best Blocker –  Atama Saviour of KAVC (UGA)

Best defender –  Emma Elanyu of KAVC (UGA)

Best Receiver – Ntagengwa Olivier of INATEK (RWA)

Best Server – Jean Luc Mbonyiwantuma of INATEK (RWA)

Most Valuable Player – Emma Kato of SKY VC (UGA)

 

NSSF KAVC INTERNATIONAL 2014 RESULTS

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— FINALS — Lugogo Indoor Stadium Sunday 10th August 2014

WOMEN  RRA (RWA) v VVC (UGA)… 3-0; 25:23, 25:14, 25:22 – 69 mins

MEN    SKY VC (UGA) v INATEK (RWA) … 3-1; 25-23, 14-25, 25-23, 25-21 – 120 mins

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— SEMIFINAL — Lugogo Indoor Stadium

Women (Sat 9th Aug 2014)

VVC – KAVC A … 3-1; 25:19, 21:25, 25:16, 25:18 – 142 mins

RRA – NDEJJE … 3-1; 24:26, 25:23, 30:28, 25:15  – 64 mins

Men (Sun 10th Aug 2014 8:00 a.m)

INATEK – APR … 3-1; 25:16, 28:26, 20-25, 25-17

SKY – KAVC    … 3- 2; 25-15, 25-20, 16:25, 27:29, 15:12

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— QUARTERFINAL —

Women:

VVC v KCCA … 3-0; 25:17, 25:18, 25:23  – 64 mins

KAVC A v KAVC B … 3-0; 25:22, 25:15, 30:28 – 78 mins

RRA v NKUMBA … 3-0; 25:22. 25:19, 25:23 – 64 mins

NDEJJE v  SPORT S … 3-1; 25:18, 19:25, 25:13, 25:10 – 109 mins

Men:

KAVC – SPORT S … 3-2; 18:25, 25:18, 25:19, 24:26, 17:15

SKY – KCCA … 3-0; 25:12, 25:18, 25:13

INATEK – OKVC … 3-0; 25:19, 25:17, 25:12

APR – RUKINZO …3-0; 25:15, 25:17, 25:20

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—  PRELIMINARIES —

MEN

POOL A (SPORT S-UGA, KCCA -UGA COBAP-UGA, INATEK -RWA)

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SPORT S v KCCA … 3-2; 25:13, 25:13, 21:25, 25:27, 15:11 – 103 mins

COBAP v INATEK … 0-3; 11:25, 12:25, 26:28 – 63 mins

KCCA v COBAP … 3-1; 26:24, 25:13, 18:25, 25:19 – 65 mins

SPORT S v INATEK … 1-3; 21:25, 25:18, 14:25, 17:25 – 67 mins

COBAP v SPORT S … 0-3; 17:25, 15:25, 21:25

KCCA v INATEK … 1-3; 20:25, 25:9, 25:16, 25:24

POOL B (SKY -UGA, RUKINZO -BUR, KVC -RWA, KAVC B -UGA)

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SKY v RUKINZO …3-0; 25:18, 25:21, 25:21 – 63 mins

KVC v KAVC B … 2-3; 25:23, 28:26, 24:26, 18:25, 12:15 – 164 mins

RUKINZO v KVC … 3-0; 25:19, 25:23, 25:23 – 63 mins

SKY v KAVC B … 3-0; 25:23, 25:11, 25:21 – 70 mins

KVC v SKY … 3-1; 25:21, 28″26, 22:25, 25:22

RUKINZO v KAVC B … 3-0; 25:19, 25:17, 25:18

POOL C (OKVC -UGA, MBARARA -UGA, APR (RWA) KAVC A -UGA)

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OKVC v MBARARA … 3-2; 15:25, 11:25, 25:23, 25:23, 16:14 – 84 mins

APR v KAVC A … 2-3; 21:25, 26:24, 22:25, 25:21, 14:16 – 131 mins

MBARARA v APR … 0-3; 17:25, 21:25, 19:25 – 61 mins

OKVC v KAVC A … 1-3; 19:25, 14:25, 25:21, 11:25 – 97 mins

APR v OKVC… 2-3; 17:25, 14:25, 25:19, 25:8, 15-8

MBARARA v KAVC A … 0-3; 12:25, 16:25, 17:25

Women:

Pool A: (VVC, NKUMBA, ESPOIR)

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VVC v NKUMBA … 3-0; 25:8, 25:15, 25:22 57 mins

NKUMBA v ESPOIR .. 3-0; 25:23, 25:14, 25:22 – 81 mins

ESPOIR v VVC … 0-3; 23:25, 18:25, 22:25 – 62 mins

POOL B (KAVC A , SPORT S , NDEJJE)

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KAVC A v SPORT S … 3-1; 25:12, 25:22, 21:25, 25:22 – 120 mins

SPORT S v NDEJJE … 0-3; 10:25, 19:25, 12:25 – 67 mins

NDEJJE v KAVC A … 3-0; 25:17, 25:16, 25:21 – 76 mins

POOL C (KAVC B, KCCA, RRA -RWA)

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KAVC B v KCCA … 2-3; (20:25, 25:21, 30:28, 18:25, 11:15 – 119 mins

KCCA v RRA … 0-3; 13:25, 10:25, 16:25 – 47 mins

RRA v KAVC B … 3-0; 25:23, 25:19, 25:21 – 84 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

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