Gisagara turn focus on Carré d’AS tournament

After winning the national men’s volleyball league title, Gisagara VC have turned their focus on winning the Carre d’AS tournament, set for this weekend at Amahoro Indoor Stadium in Kigali.

Saturday

Men
Gisagara Vs IPRC-South 12pm
Kirehe Vs APR
Kirehe Vs IPRC-South 2pm
Gisagara Vs APR
APR Vs IPRC-South 4pm
Gisagara Vs Kirehe

Women
RRA Vs Ruhango 12pm
APR Vs St Aloys
APR Vs Ruhango 2pm
RRA Vs ST Aloys
St Aloys Vs Ruhango 4pm
RRA Vs APR

After winning the national men’s volleyball league title, Gisagara VC have turned their focus on winning the Carré d’AS tournament, set for this weekend at Amahoro Indoor Stadium in Kigali.

The two-day tournament, which is contested by the top four teams in the league, starts on Saturday with preliminary round matches in both men and women’s categories, and climaxes on Sunday with the semis and finals.

The women will play their games at Kimisagara. The top two teams in each category will advance to the semi-finals.

Gisagara head coach Eric Gakwaya is targeting to win Carré d’AS to wrap up their debut season on a high.

“We have set high standards for ourselves, winning the league after beating top teams like Kirehe, APR and University of Kibungo (last year’s champions),” said the former National University of Rwanda left attacker.

He added that, “We made history by winning the league in our first season but we need to continue working hard and try to also win the Carré d’AS.”

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