Rwandan teams win regional sitting Volleyball tournament

GISAGARA Men’s sitting volleyball club and national women’s team were on Saturday crowned champions of the East Africa sitball championships held in Nairobi, Kenya.

Sunday

Finals: Men
Gisagara 3-1 Nyayo 
(Ken) 25-15, 24-26, 25-22, 25-21

Women
Rwanda 3-2 Nairobi (Ken)
25-16, 25-23, 20-25, 15-25, 15-7

GISAGARA Men’s sitting volleyball club and national women’s team were on Saturday crowned champions of the East Africa sitball championships held in Nairobi, Kenya.

The two Rwandan teams made history by winning both trophies on their maiden appearance at the regional tournament. 

Gisagara claimed the men’s title after beating Nyayo of Kenya in four sets (3-1), 25-15, 24-26, 25-22, 25-21, while national women’s team beat Nairobi team in five sets (3-2) 25-16, 25-23, 20-25, 15-25, 15-7 to claim the crown.

The competition was also initially supposed to attract teams from Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, DR Congo and hosts Kenya, but in the end only two countries were represented.

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