Uganda to take part in Women’s U20 African Volleyball Championship

Egypt are the defending champions of the Competition

U20 African Nations Championship 

Nairobi, Kenya

August 26th-September 2nd, 2018

Nairobi – Eight teams have confirmed their participation at the 2018 Women’s U20 African Nations Championship due to start in Nairobi, Kenya.

The tourney that was last held in 2017 will run for eight days from August 26th and continue to September 2nd, 2018.

Uganda will be part of the tournament which will also see hosts Kenya, defending champions Egypt, DR Congo, Rwanda, Mauritius, Cameroon and Nigeria. Tanzania and Guinea are still pending to take part in the competition.

Egypt won the last edition in 2017 after beating up on Tunisia in the play off 3-0 and 3-1.

After Algeria won the first edition in 2002 hosted by Tunisia, the Egyptian’s  have swept the title for the following seven editions.

The competition will also serve also as a qualifier for the FIVB World Championship of this age category.

UGANDA U-20 Women Provisional Squad – Volleyball

  1. Namawejje Margaret…St Noah
  2. Kangye Doreen – St Elizabeth
  3. Athieno Sharon – Namugongo
  4. Kuloba Martha – Nabisunsa
  5. Bakoko Queen Mercy – Namugongo
  6. Awor Kevin – Namugongo
  7. Kinobe Daphine – St Noah
  8. Ainembabazi Catherine – St Bridget
  9. Karigurwa Brenda – St Bridget
  10. Tino Catherine – Maryhill
  11. Nuwabine Sylivia – Ucu
  12. Erusa Babirye – Namugongo
  13. Akwii Gloria – Namugongo
  14. Twesiime – Comfort Maryhill
  15. Kamahoro – Renata Maryhill
  16. Akello Agnes – Must
  17. Ainerugaba Emily – St Bridget
  18. Aluka Betty – Trust High
  19. Inyangat Jesca – Trust High
  20. Nanyanzi Betty – Kinawa
  21. Akarent Naume – Trust High

Coach: Alex Mbaine



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