Rwanda face Egypt in a V-ball tourney

THE Men’s volleyball team takes on Egypt in the opening match of the 2014 FIVB Sub-zonal world champinship this evening at Amahoro indoor stadium.
Center Player Fred Musoni will be among Bitok's team which takes on Egypt this evening. The New Times/File
Center Player Fred Musoni will be among Bitok's team which takes on Egypt this evening. The New Times/File

Today, Amahoro indoor stadium
Rwanda vs. Egypt [6pm]

THE Men’s volleyball team takes on Egypt in the opening match of the 2014 FIVB Sub-zonal world champinship this evening at Amahoro indoor stadium.

 

The Pool I teams will play a two-legged match to decide the winner according to the Confederation of African Volleyball.

 

The first match is due this evening while the second match will be played tomorrow.

 

Head coach Paul Bitok is looking to use the Egyptian challenge as a platform of assessing the quality of his young troops who are set to surprise the North Africans and even secure a win which will boost their confidence ahead of the Zone V championship due in November.

As part of their preparations, Bitok’s team beat APR 3-0 [25-18, 25-10, 24-26, 23-25 and 15-13] in a friendly match on Tuesday.

In the other sub-zonal Pool H, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi and Uganda will be battling for the top three slots which will enable them to join Rwanda and Egypt who have already qualified for the zonal championship.

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