Nkumba departs for CAVB event in Cairo

first_img Tags: AWCC GAMESNkumba University Volleyball Teamtop Nkumba players during the flag-off on Wednesday (Photo by Shaban Lubega)LUGOGO – A contingent of 12 players and 4 official from League Champions Nkumba University Volleyball Club were flagged off for Egypt on Wednesday by National Council of Sports Officials in Lugogo.Head of Communications & Corporate Affairs, Ismail Dhakaba Kigongo on behalf of NCS flagged off the team seeking to better their continental ranking.Nkumba and Vision Volleyball Club represented Uganda in the 29th Edition in Egypt. Nkumba finished 9th while VVC settled for 11th.Youngsters Nakayo Bridget, Aluuta Rebbeca, Kansiime Emilly and Alungat Scovia are the rookies for the championship while, Veteran setter Eunice Nuwabigaaba alongside Namakobe Halima, Ikilai Cissy and Akanyo Agnes have been sidelined.“Our target is to get into the quarter finals, noted Assistant Coach Godwin Ssenyondo.Egypt’s Al Ahly SC are the defending Champions of the competition.The 30th Edition of the CAVB events starts on 16th -25th March 2019 in Cairo – Egypt.TRAVELLING SQUAD:1. Doreen Akiteng2. Winnie Nambeko3. Flavia Nanadwula4. Astreede Agaaba5. Habiba Namalla6. Grace Akiror7. Bridget Nakaye8. Rebbeca Alutia9. Emilly Kansiime10. Scovia Alungat11. Saidat Nungi12. Monica AloyoOFFICIALS:Manager: Salma KairungiHead Coach: Tonny LakonyAssistant Coach: Godwin SsenyondoReferee: Dorothy NamusokeNKUMBA MATCHES AT THE 2018 AWCC GAMES:06/03/18 ACW Al Ahly 3 – 0 Nkumba (25 – 7, 25 – 12, 25 – 16)09/03/18 ACW Nyong et Kelle 0 – 3 Nkumba (22 – 25, 18 – 25, 14 – 25)10/03/18 ACW Nkumba 0 – 3 Revenue (18 – 25, 22 – 25, 19 – 25)12/03/18 ACW Nkumba 3 – 0 ASEC Mimosas (25 – 10, 25 – 9, 25 – 15)13/03/18 ACW Nkumba 3 – 0 Vision (25 – 20, 25 – 14, 25 – 10)14/03/18 ACW Nkumba 3 – 1INJS (25 – 11, 25 – 19, 16 – 25, 25 – 18FINAL STANDING IN THE LAST EDITION:Rank Team1st, gold medalist(s) Egypt Al Ahly SC2nd, silver medalist(s) Tunisia CF de Carthage3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kenya Kenya Pipeline4. Kenya Kenya Prisons5. Rwanda Revenue6. Cameroon Bafia VB7. Egypt El Shams8. Nigeria Nigeria Customs9. Uganda Nkumba10. Cameroon INJS11. Uganda VVC12. Algeria Nedjmet Riadhi Chlef13. Cameroon Nyong et Kelle14. Zimbabwe Harare City15. Cameroon FAP16. Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas17. Republic of the Congo DGSP18. Burkina Faso AS Douanes19. Botswana BDF 62018 AWCC AWARDS:MVP: Egypt Aya Elshamy (Al Ahly SC)Best Blocker: Kenya Trizah Atouka (Kenya Pipeline)Best Libero: Egypt Mariam Moustafa (Al Ahly SC)Best Receiver: Kenya Elizabeth Wanyama Nafula (Kenya Prisons)Best Server: Egypt Farida Elaskalany (Al Ahly SC)Best Setter: Tunisia Amina Mansour (CF de Carthage)Best Spiker: Tunisia Khloud Genhani (CF de Carthage)Comments last_img read more