Gisagara off to winning start in volleyball league

Defending champions Gisagara VC started the 2018 Men’s national volleyball league campaign with two wins against IPRC-South and University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (UTB) at Gisagara Indoor Gymnasium on Sunday.

Sunday

At Gisagara
Gisagara 3-0 IPRC-South
IPRC-South 0-3 UTB
Gisagara 3-2 UTB

At NPC Gymnasium
APR 1-3 IPRC-East
IPRC-East 1-3 UNIK
UNIK 0-3 APR

At Nyakarambi
Kirehe 3-0 KVC
KVC 0-3 REG
REG 3-1 Kirehe

Defending champions Gisagara VC started the 2018 Men’s national volleyball league campaign with two wins against IPRC-South and University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (UTB) at Gisagara Indoor Gymnasium on Sunday.

Gisagara, who beat Rwanda Energy Group Volleyball Club (REG) 3-0 in final of the Heroes Cup a week ago, started the season with beating IPRC-South 3-0 (25-22, 25-10 and 25-17) before they won against UTB in a five set thriller 2-3 (25-23, 22-25, 17-25, 25-19 and 9-15). UTB beat IPRC-South 3-0 (25-16, 25-22 and 25-13).

In Kirehe, at Nyagarambi grounds, Kirehe beat Kigali Volleyball Club (KVC) 3-0 (25-15, 27-25 and 25-21), who also lost 3-0 against Rwanda Energy Group (25-10, 25-21 and 25-11) while REG defeated hosts Kirehe 3-1 (25-20, 22-25, 25-9 and 25-17).

In Kigali at National Paralympic Committee Gymnasium, APR were stunned by newcomers IPRC-East 1-3 (24-26, 25-21, 39-41 and 21-25) but IPRC-East went on to lose against former champions, University of Kibungo (UNIK) 1-3 (22-25, 20-25, 25-23 and 22-25). UNIK lost to APR 0-3 (23-25, 15-25 and 21-25).

After two matches, REG lead the table with 6 points, one ahead of second-placed Gisagara while UTB are third with four points.

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