It’s a dawn of a new era for Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club (KAVC) after going through a successful election that saw a new executive committee ushered in on April 7, 2019.
Milly Kure is the new person at the interim. She was officially handed the instrument of power on Saturday, April 27 in Lugogo.
Ahead of the new league season that serve off May 3rd, Kure will be targeting nothing but triumph locally for starters.
The former Vice President, now President, has set her sight on the continuity and sustainability of the 49-year Old Volleyball Club.
“We have a blend of old guards and youngsters in the executive who will help us to achieve this target in my 2-years term,” Said Kure.
KAVC is Uganda’s oldest Volleyball Club formed in 1970 and will be celebrating half a Century in 2020.
At the hand over, outgoing President Amon Ainebyona tipped Kure to take the Club to a higher level.
“In the last two years, we have flourished technically as a club both locally and internationally,” said Amon Ainebyona.
KAVC won the National Club Championship 2017, Competed at the African Club Championship in Egypt in 2018 and finished 14th.
KAVC also won the NSSF KAVC international in 2018 to add to the rich trophy Cabinet.
Kure appointed Peter Buyungo a Club legend to head the technical wing of the Club, Bob Ewange another legend for Investments, Olive Ekallam in charge of Sponsorship and Marketing among others.
KAVC has six elite teams in the National Volleyball League – Senior teams for men and women, Veterans team for men and women, and Junior teams for boys and girls.
During the top league tip off, the men’s side will entertain Police Volleyball Club on 4th May 2019 and Sky VC in Nsambya, while the women will open against Ndejje University in Nkumba.
KAVC NEW CLUB EXECUTIVE 2019/2020
President: Ms. Milly Kure
Vice President: Hamza Lubwama
Executive Secretary: Kevin Mwenyi
Manager Women: Irene Kiconco Kuloba
Manager Men: Mathew Mwenyi.
Player Representative Women: Lydia Kyomuhendo
Player Representative Men: Samuel Arionga
Manager: Irene Kiconco Ireta
Ass. Manager: Maria Zawedde
Player Representative: Lydia Kyomuhendo
Ass. Player Rep. 1: Diana Ulea
Ass. Player Rep. 2: Winnie Kobusingye
Captain: Madina Nanyonga
Ass. Captain: Gertrude Nangobi (Jackie)
Manager: Mathew Mwenyi
Ass. Manager: Solomon Oluma
Player Representative: Sam Arionga
Ass. Player Rep.: Emmanuel Alyabu
Captain: Martin Kalema
Ass. Captain: Ayo Innocent
Head: Peter Buyungo
Public Relations Directorate
Head: Dannie Okwee
Assistant: Cisse Musiime
Sponsorship & Marketing Directorate
Head: Olive Ekallam
Deputy (In charge of Sponsorship): Edgar Karungi
Social Welfare & Entertainment
Head: Patience Tusingwire
Head: Sophie Nuwagaba
Head: Bob Ewange