20 November 2012

Rwanda: Nur's Nyirimana Aims for Malaria Tourney

AFTER booking a place in the semi final, National University of Rwanda volleyball club coach Fidèle 'Fidjo' Nyirimana has set his eyes on winning the Malaria tournament.

With the disappointment of missing out on the national league and the Carré d'As tournament last season, Nyirimana told Times Sport that he wants to win this trophy as consolation.

"Winning this tournament will do us a world of good as we prepare for the new season. I believe we have a team good enough to compete favourably against anyone," stated the former national team player.

NUR reached the last four after beating Kigali Institute of Education and EWSA 2-0 and 2-0 respectively on the first day of the competition on Saturday in Nyanza District. EWSA also beat KIE 2-0 in Group C.

In women's category, Ruhango stormed the semis following wins over Musanze 2-0 and Muhanga 2-0, while in the same group; Muhanga beat Musanze 2-0.

In group B (Men), INATEK stormed the semi finals after beating GSOB 2-0 and Karongi 2-0, GSOB finished second after beating Karongi 2-1.

In women's category, league champions Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) beat Rwamagana 2-0 and INATEK 2-0 to reach the last four, INATEK lost 2-0 to Rwamagana.

Group A action is set for the 25th in Rubavu where APR, Kigali Volleyball Club and Nyanza will compete in the men's category, while APR, Rubavu and Kicukiro will battle in the women's fray.

The semis are scheduled for December 1 in Gasabo District and finals for December 8 in Kigali City.

Group B



INATEK 2-0 Karongi

Karongi 1-2 GSOB


RRA 2-0 Rwamagana

Rwamagana 2-0 INATEK


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