By Producer Jocker
Kasese, January 8, 2024 — In a nail-biting championship showdown at the Kilembequarter Kasese Municipality court, Kasese Volleyball Team A emerged triumphant, securing a hard-fought victory against their worthy opponents, Kasese Volleyball Team B, with a final scoreline of 3-2.
The triumph marked a historic moment for Kasese Volleyball Team A as they claimed the Kasese Volleyball Open trophy for the first time in the history of the competition. The Western Mid League entity showcased exceptional skill and determination throughout the tournament, with their crowning achievement being the defeat of defending champions Wazeei in the semi-final.
The Kasese Volleyball Open, now in its 4th edition, featured a total of 12 Volleyball Clubs vying for glory. Notable players such as Nicolas Agaba, Sharif Masereka, and Erisa Nzserebende showcased their talents, representing Sport-S, Nemo Stars, and other respected clubs.
Education and Sports Minister Kithulha Care Initiative’s Sam Masereka Anderson expressed his satisfaction with the tournament, emphasizing the importance of branding sports in the Western region. He urged stakeholders to come together to further promote and develop volleyball in the area.
In the fiercely contested Corporate Category, Rukungiri Volleyball Club from Rukungiri District emerged as the champions, while Shadow from Kasese District secured the runners-up position. The Women’s Category saw Kasese Municipal Volleyball Club claim the championship title, with FortPortal’s Doves finishing as the runners-up.
The Men’s Category witnessed an intense battle between Kasese Volleyball Club A and Kasese Volleyball Club B, with the former emerging as the champions. Kasese Volleyball Club B, displaying commendable sportsmanship, secured the runners-up position.
The Kasese Volleyball Open 2024 not only showcased the outstanding athleticism of the participating teams but also highlighted the growing prominence of volleyball in the Western region. The organizers and participants alike expressed their commitment to the continued development and success of volleyball in the area.