REG beat UTB to go second in volleyball league


Amahoro Stadium

Gisagara 3-0 IPRC-East    

REG 3-1 UTB    


Kirehe 3-0 IPRC-West  

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) beat the University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) in four (3-1) sets on Saturday to dislodge them from the second position in the national volleyball league.

Skipper Flavien Ndamukunda, left-attacker Olivier Ntagengwa and centre player Peacemaker Twagirayesu were on clinical form as the REG-sponsored side overcame Fidele Nyirimana’s hopefuls.

The victory took them to 18 points, one adrift of table leaders Gisagara who also beat IPRC-East on Saturday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium.

UTB are in third place with 14 points.

REG took the first two sets, 30-28, 25-21, before UTB pulled one back 25-18 to make the score 2-1.

A resurgent Benon Mugisha’s REG side finished off the job with a 25-23 fourth set to register their sixth win of the season.