CAVB Zone V: Rwanda to face Kenya

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On 24 July 2017 saa 04:11
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Today’s fixtures:
South Sudan vs Uganda : 4pm
Kenya vs Rwanda : 6pm

After facing off Uganda in the second game of the Confederation of the Africa Volleyball Zone V championships taking place in Kigali Amahoro Stadium, Rwanda will now face Kenya on Monday July, 25th.

In front of a huge packed audience at Petit Stadium, host Rwanda faced off Uganda in one of the exciting game of the competition.

Uganda opened the game on a good note to lead with 5-2 points in the first set, they kept the momentum going to continue leading by 19-16 but later Paul Bitok andthe home side changed strategy to level the matters 19 all before taking the set by 25-23.
Rwanda went on to seal the second and third sets by 25-17 and 25-13 respectively. Uganda beat Kenya in the opening match by 3-2 in victory that was determined in five sets, while the host was too good for the Africa’s newest nation South Sudan in the opener.

The top two teams will qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations, due in Cairo in October thereafter the best top two teams will qualify to represent the African continent at the 2018 FIVB World Championships finals scheduled in Japan between Sept 30 and October 21.

The top two teams will qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations, which will be held in Cairo, Egypt in October where again the top two teams will earn the ticket to represent Africa at the 2018 FIVB World Championships final that will be held in Japan from September 30 to October 21.