KAVC Volleyball team in Eldoret City tournament fighting for trophy
By Emmanuel Sekago
Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club (KAVC) is among the three Ugandan teams already battling it out with other teams at the second edition of the Eldoret City volleyball tournament at the Eldoret National Polytechnic grounds, Uasin Gishu county.
The three Ugandan clubs, Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club (KAVC), Nemo Stars and Sportes have joined other 100 Kenyan sides that registered for the tournament that the county government of Uasin Gishu has sponsored 60 teams from the county.
“We have Nemo Stars, Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club (KAVC) ( men and women), and Sportes. This shows that the tournament is growing because we are just in the second edition yet have international teams playing.” Event patron Paul Bitok, said.
“We have already gone international starting this year,” said Bitok who also serves as the Kenya Volleyball Federation deputy president.
The Kampala Amatuer Volleyball club president Irene Kiconco talking to wallnetnews, confirmed that the team has been training for several different tournaments and the league, in the last completed National championship was knocked out in the quarter finals, and in the ongoing League they are performing well.
“The ladies team has lots of potential to win several tournaments, including the Eldoret City tournaments with the zeal and team work that has been built on and off the court,” said Kiconco.
“I wish the ladies all the best and believe the exposure will be a good plus for the team. Mighty Mighty KAVC. Here to stay,” she added.
Meanwhile, the winning teams in the senior men’s and women’s categories will pocket KSh100,000 each amounting to Ugx 2.4million and also they will be rewarded for top performers in the rest of the categories including universities and colleges, primary and secondary school.
KAVC LADIES; Olive Aryemo, Resty Mukebezi, Barbara Mbabazi, Patience Tusingwire, Diana Usher, Maria Zawedde, Phoebe Tusingwire, Martha Nabateregga,Prossy Nsiimire ( Captain), Madina kyambadde (Head of delegation) and Winnie Kobusingye (Manager).