Nkumba Volleyball Open: OBB, KCCA Crowned Champions


Sunday, June 19

Men’s Final
•OBB 3-1 Sport-S
(25-18, 25-22, 14-25, 25-23)

Women’s Final
•KCCA 3-2 Sport-S
(21-25, 26-24, 18-25, 27-25, 16-14)


Orange Block Buster (OBB) Volleyball Club continued their dominance in Uganda Volleyball after triumphing at the Nkumba University Volleyball Open tournament.

OBB, the National Volleyball League champions, beat Sport-S in the Men’s final 3-1.

The Iganga-based side took the first two sets 25-18 and 25-22 before Sport-S halved the deficit 25-14 to give themselves a fighting stance.

But OBB came back stronger to win the fourth set 25-23 to clinch the pre-season title.

They had topped Group C that had Ndejje, St Charles and KAVC before sweeping aside KCCA 3-2 and Tigers 3-0 in the Quarterfinals and Semifinals in that order to march on unbeaten.

Sport-S on the other hand hand beaten Nemostars and Ndejje in semis and quarterfinals to reach the final.

In the Women category, KCCA were crowned champions after a thrilling 3-2 final over Sport-S Women.

KCCA who came from a set down, needed to win the final set 16-14 and take revenge over KCCA who won the Aporu Invitational tournament last weekend.

KCCA had beaten defending champions KCB Nkumba and KAVC to reach the final while Sport-S cleared OBB and E-Spoir to reach the final.

UCU (Men) and Nkumba (Women) were the defending champions.



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