UR-CE Rukara Campus Volley Ball team places second in tournament

The Rukara Campus Men’s Volley Ball Team had a very successful tournament losing only to Huye Campus in the final. To reach the final match, Rukara Campus had to overcome Rusizi, Rwamagana and Remera Campuses. It was in the University of Rwanda’s intercampus tournament which took place at Rwamagana Campus, on Saturday-Sunday the 18th -19th May 2019 .

On the first day, the team took the first place in Pool B play. It eliminated Rusizi Campus (2-0) in the first match of the day and Rwamagana Campus (2-0) in the second match. It also beat Remera Campus (3-0) in the semi-final on second day’s match.

After winning the semi-final, Rukara Campus had to face Huye Campus in the final. Though opposed to a more experienced team, Rukara’s hitters did their best to pass through the opponent’s blocks. Also, both blockers and back row players were very tough in way that Huye hardly won the second set at 25 to 23.

Finally, Huye Campus won the tournament at the score of 3 to 0; however, Rukara placed second in the tournament.