Ugandan sides Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club (KAVC) and Nemo stars are in Cairo for the African Club Championships and set Off early this morning.
KAVC qualified to represent the country after winning the National Club Championship while Nemo earned the rights by winning the 2017 National League respectively.
The KAVC team comprising 18 people (14 players and 3 technical staff) were flagged off at Lugogo
Last week SMS ONE (U) joined other corporate companies and individuals in supporting the Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club in their fundraising drive to send the team to Cairo-Egypt after running short of funds to comfortably send the team for the competitions.
Earlier today the draws for the tournament that attracted over 24 clubs from across the continent were made and runs from 27th March till April 6th 2018.
2018 Men’s African Club championship.
Defending Champions Ahly will meet Uganda’s Nemostar in the opening game. The drawing of lots for the 2018 Men’s African Club Championship was done at Pyramisa Hotel in Cairo, Egypt on Monday in presence of CAVB President Dr Amr Elwani, the Control Committee President Mounir Benslimane and the representative of the 24 participating teams where the teams were distributed into 4 pools
Defending Champions Ahly were drawn in Pool A along with Prisons (KEN), Police (CIV), Espoir (COD), Nemostar (UGA) and Redskin (LES).
Pool B show Al Swehly (LBA) fight against Finances (BEN), Swimblue (SEY), DGSP (CGO), Aviation (EGY) and Bafia (CMR).
In Pool C FAP (CMR) will battle it out with AS Police (BEN), Ahly Beni Ghazi (LBA), University (ZIM), Smuoha (EGY) and Mwangaza (COD).
Cameroon’s Port will combat Olympique (ALG), Kampala (UGA), GSU (KEN), Wollaitta (ETH) and 2016 champions Guish (EGY).
Pool A: Ahly (EGY)- Prisons (KEN)- Police (CIV)- Espoir (COD)- Nemostar (UGA)- Redskin (LES)
Pool B: Al Swehly (LBA)- Finances (BEN)- Swimblue (SEY)- DGSP (CGO)- Aviation (EGY)- Bafia (CMR)
Pool C: FAP (CMR)- AS Police (BEN)- Ahly B (LBA)- University (ZIM)- Smuoha (EGY)- Mwangaza (COD)
Pool D: Port (CMR)- Olympique (ALG)- Kampala (UGA)- GSU (KEN)- Wollaitta (ETH)- Elguish (EGY)
Day 1 Programme
Pool A: Ahly (EGY) v Nemostar (UGA)
Police (CIV) v Espoir (COD)
Prisons (KEN) v Red Skins (LES)
Pool B: Bafia (CMR) v Swehly (LBA)
DGSP (CGO) v Swimblue (SEY)
Aviation (EGY) v Finances (BEN)
Pool C: University (ZIM) v Ahly B (LBA)
Police (BEN) v Mwangaza (COD)
Smouha (EGY) v FAP (CMR)
Pool D: Wolaitta (ETH) v Port (CMR)
GSU (CMR) v Olympique (ALG)
Kampala (UGA) v Elguish (EGY)
Jacob Olila (C)
Head of Delegation