The Primary Schools finalists for the 2019 National Social Security Fund (NSSF) sponsored Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club (KAVC) International Volleyball tournament were confirmed on Sunday after qualifiers at Samaritan Primary School, Namugongo.
Eight Primary Schools teams will feature in U-14 and U-12 category both boys and girls category with the finals set for Sunday, August 4 at Lugogo arena.
Samaritan Primary School edged Elyon (Samaritan B outfit) 2-0 (25-18, 25-19) in the boys U-14 clash at the semi-finals.
In the same pool, St James Nkumba beat Sunrise Matugga 2-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-22). Samaritan will battle St James in the boys U-14 final.
In girls U-14 played at round robin format, Sunrise A and Samaritan emerged winners and second respectively to set a repeat of last year’s final.
In the boys U-12 semi-finals, Sunrise A saw off Sunrise B 2-0 (25-20, 25-16) while in the boys U-12 finals, Sunrise A will face a winner between St James and Samaritan whose semi-final encounter will be played on the day of the finals after getting dark on Sunday.
In the girls U-12 category, Sunrise defeated Rema Primary School 2-1 (25-22, 19-25, 25-23). In the finals, Sunrise will face Samaritan who edged Shining Stars 2-0 (25-22, 25-20) in the other semi-final.
The NSSF KAVC main championship is set for August 2-4 August in Lugogo and KAVC President Milly Kure believes that junior involvement in the championship is one way to guarantee the sport’s continuity.