Volleyball: REG begin title defence against APR

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) won the 2018-19 league title after beating then holders Gisagara in playoffs finals. File.

Saturday

Kirehe Vs Gisagara 11am

IPRC-East Vs UTB 11am

REG Vs APR 3pm

The national volleyball champions, Rwanda energy Group (REG), will be looking for a winning debut to their title defence when they face former champions APR on Saturday afternoon.

Kick-off 3pm, at Amahoro Indoor Stadium.

Benon Mugisha’s REG clinched the 2018/2019 league title in May after beating Gisagara in the playoffs finals.

“Facing APR in our opener is a big test. They are a good team, with big history,” REG coach Mugisha said about his side’s opponents on Saturday. “We want to start with a victory, so we must work hard for it.”

“My players are fit for the challenge.”

In other games of the opening weekend, two-time champions Gisagara face Kirehe in Kirehe District, while IPRC-East host hopefuls UTB in Ngoma District.

editor@newtimesrwanda.com

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