Uganda’s VVC target to end on a high at Africa meet

KAMPALA. Vision Volleyball Camp (VVC) will have to negotiate their last game at the African Women’s Clubs Championships without key first team players today.
VVC play face Fap from Cameroon in the seventh place playoff without setter Milly Laker and diagonal player Hellen Namazzi.
Laker and Namazzi got injured during their first classification match against Algerian outfit GSP as the two sides where vying for the fifth and sixth slots.

VVC lost the match 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-14) after losing their quarter final match against Al Shams also in straight sets (25-17, 25-10, 25-10). “She (Namazzi), knocked herself with Joan (Nabbuto) as she was joining from out to block, and her knee got seriously damaged,” VVC coach Hannington Nsubuga confirmed.
“For Milly, she twisted her ankle and we had to switch Josephine (Nammanda) from her role as a receiver-attacker to setting,” he added.
VVC’s first team setter Shamim ‘Makos’ Makongoro is also struggling with a knee problem which came to light in their quarter final tie against Al Shams.

“Makos was trying a dig a ball and in the process she landed poorly. But we can take a gamble and play her because her injury is not that serious,” said Nsubuga.
All classification matches will come to an end today as Botswana’s Kutlwano and Kenya’s KCB lockhorns in the 11th place playoff.
Injis of Cameroon play ARSU of Seychelles in the ninth place playoff while GSP of Algeria and RRA of Rwanda shall battle it out for the fifth place.
Preliminary round
VVC 3-1 Injis
VVC 0-3 Carthage
Quarter final
VVC 0-3 Al Shams
VVC vs. Fap

SOURCE: Daily Monitor


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