Mapongezi Home-Grown Volleyball Club from Kenya and KCB-Nkumba University Volleyball Club were last evening crowned the male and female overall winners respectively, of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Kampala Armature Volleyball Club (NSS FKAVC) International Tournament.
Homegrown VC won against Gacosmos Volleyball Club from Burundi in a thrilling final with the former winning all the three first sets.
The female overall winner, KCB Nkumba VC beat Ndejje University VC, also in all three sets.
The two teams were awarded with gold medals, the overall winners’ trophy and a $2500 cash prize.
Speaking at the closing ceremony at the Lugogo Indoor Arena, NSSF Deputy Managing Director, Patrick Oyota congratulated all the teams that participated since the tournament began on Saturday, and promised that the tournament will be bigger and better next year.
“I would like to thank all sponsors and the KAVC fraternity for organising this prestigious tournament. As NSSF, we are proud to sponsor the KAVC International Tournament and we shall continue to do so in the years to come,” he noted
Speaking shortly after the game, Akiteng Doreen from KCB Nkumba who won woman of the match said team had done major preparations