Beach volleyball teams start preps for African champs

Beach Volley players Olivier Ntagengwa and Patrick Kavalo Akumuntu will represent Rwanda in 2019 Beach Volleyball Africa Cup of Nations. File.

Paul Bitok has named teams that start residential training camp today in Rubavu ahead of the 2019 Beach Volleyball Africa Cup of Nations.

The continent’s biggest beach volleyball event gets underway on April 21, and will run through April 29 in Nigeria.

The Kenyan tactician released the squads, both for men and women’s teams, on Friday evening.

Speaking to Sunday Sport on Friday, Bitok said that the players will be training, twice a day, from Monday but they should all report to camp Sunday afternoon.

Rwanda is ranked first in women’s beach volleyball in Africa, while their men’s counterparts are in third spot.

Teams:

Men: Olivier Ntagengwa and Patrick Kavalo Akumuntu

Women: Charlotte Nzayisenga and Benitha Mukandayisenga.

editor@newtimesrwanda.com

 

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