Volleyball

Volleyball: APR set ‘top four’ target this season

ELIE Mutabazi has said that he targets to guide his side, APR Men's Volleyball Club, to the playoff games of the 2019/2020 National Volleyball League. The veteran setter, who inspired youthful APR to a stunning four-set win over Gisagara last Saturday, admits that it would be ‘too...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 3:19pm

REG keen on ‘memorable’ debut at African Champs

BENON Mugisha, the head coach of Rwanda Energy Group (REG) volleyball club, has said that his side will do everything they can to put up a memorable performance when they represent the country at the Men’s African Club Championships next year. The Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 1:29pm

Volleyball: Murangwa named MVP as Gisagara edge REG to clinch Zone V title

Gisagara were crowned champions of the 2019 CAVB Zone V Men’s Volleyball Club Championship on Saturday night after coming from a set down to beat compatriots REG in four (3-1) sets in the final staged at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. Rwanda Energy Group (REG) took early control of the game to...

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 2:42am

Africa U21 V-ball Champs: Tunisia dethrone Egypt, Rwanda finish fourth

Wednesday Final Tunisia 3-1 Egypt Third place Morocco 3-1 Rwanda Rwanda U21 men’s volleyball team have finished in fourth place at this year’s African Championship after losing to Morocco in the third place play-off on Wednesday night. The 2018 edition of the biennial continental...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:05pm

Men‘s U-21 team off to Nigeria for continental showpiece

THE national U-21 men volleyball team departed for Abuja last night aboard an Ethiopian flight, ahead of the African men’s U21 championship set for September 12-19 in Nigeria. According to head coach Paul Bitok, the boys have had enough time to train together and he is confident they will...

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 1:33am

Rwanda beat Cameroon to qualify for World Champs

Sunday Final Egypt  Vs  Rwanda Friday Semi-finals Rwanda 3-1  Cameroon Egypt      3-0  Nigeria RWANDA’s under-20 women volleyball team became the first African team to secure a ticket for the 2019 FIVB World Championship on Friday night...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:00pm

Volleyball: Rwanda eye DRC win for ticket to semis

Wednesday Group A Kenya 1-3 Nigeria Group B Rwanda 3-0 Uganda The national under-20 women volleyball team will be eyeing nothing but a victory when they face their counterparts of DR Congo in the last Group B encounter this afternoon at the ongoing CAVB Africa Women’s U20 Championship in...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 4:52pm

Nyirimana keen to win league title with UTB

FIDELE Nyirimana, the newly appointed head coach of University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) volleyball club, has set his sights on winning the league title with the varsity side. The former Gisagara head coach signed a three-year contract with UTB over the weekend. Having...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:51pm

Eight teams confirmed for Women’s U20 African Championships

Eight teams have confirmed their participation at the 2018 Women’s U20 African Nations Championship due to start in Nairobi, Kenya on August 26 and run through to September 2. The confirmed teams are hosts Kenya, defending champions Egypt, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritius,...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:55pm

Women’s U20 V-ball team confident to challenge for title at African Champs

The national U20 women volleyball team has started residential camp for intensive preparations ahead of the upcoming CAVB Africa U20 Nations Championship. The continental tourney runs from August 24 to September 3 in Nairobi, Kenya. The team, which reported to camp over the weekend at St Francois...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:26pm

I have made it my mission to nurture volleyball talent, says Elie Mutabazi

Former University of Rwanda, APR and national team setter Elie Mutabazi is a true definition of a living legend of Rwandan volleyball. He continues to contribute to its development to date. Mutabazi was one of Rwanda’s finest volleyball players of his generation that also included legends...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:59am

Volleyball: Mudahinyuka names provisional squad for Africa U20 Champs

Christophe Mudahinyuka, head coach of the national U20 women volleyball team, has named a 23-player provisional squad that start residential camp Sunday for intensive preparations at Amahoro Stadium ahead of the this year’s African U20 Nations Championship. The continental junior...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:12pm

Volleyball: Gisagara finish second at KAVC Memorial

Rwanda’s Gisagara have finished second at the 22nd NSSF KAVC International Volleyball Tournament after losing to organisers and hosts KAVC in the final. Fidele Nyirimana’s side were overcome in a five-set thriller in Sunday’s final at Lugogo Indoor Arena in Kampala, Uganda....

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:17am

My friends virtually forced me to play volleyball – Kwizera

VOLLEYBALL may not be the richest sport but it remains one of the most popular and best performing sporting disciplines in Rwanda. Over the years, the sport has not only produced volleyball stars but also some of the country’s most respected legends for the country – including high...

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 2:49pm

Volleyball: Gisagara turn focus to KAVC tourney

Gisagara Volleyball Club have turned their attention to this year’s NSSF KAVC International Volleyball Championship after clinching Carre d’As title last weekend at Amahoro stadium. The 22nd NSSF KAVC International Volleyball Championship is scheduled for August 3-5 in Kampala, Uganda...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 9:43pm

Volleyball: Seven local clubs to grace KAVC tourney

Seven local volleyball clubs have confirmed they will participate in the 22nd NSSF KAVC International Volleyball Championship on August 3-5 in Kampala, Uganda. The three-day tournament will be contested by 34 teams, local and regional. The teams that have confirmed to take part in the tournament...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:37pm

Volleyball: Rwanda set for women’s African U20 Champs

Rwanda’s U-20 women’s volleyball national team is set to compete at this year’s African U20 Nations Championship to be held in Kenya from August 24 to September 3. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Sunday by the local volleyball governing body’s Secretary...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:25am

Volleyball: Rwanda Revenue Authority turn attention to Carre d'As tournament

After successfully defending the national women’s volleyball league title, Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) have turned attention to doing the same in the Carre d’As tournament – slated for July 14-15 at Amahoro Stadium. Jean de Dieu Masumbuko, Assistant coach of the tax collectors...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:39pm

REG turn attention to Carre d’As tourney

After winning Rutsindura Memorial Volleyball Tournament over the weekend, Rwanda Energy Group (REG) volleyball club have shifted their focus on winning the Carre d’As tournament. The two-day tournament which is contested by top four league sides in the men and women’s categories, is...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 3:06pm

Volleyball: Rutsindura Memorial Tourney gets underway

Petit Seminaire Virgo Fidelis de Butare, organizers of the annual Rutsindura Memorial Tournament, have insisted the secondary school is ready to host a seamless competition as the two-day tournament kicks-off this morning in Huye district. According to father Placide Uwineza, headmaster of the...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:31am