The Kampala Amateur Volleyball Club international tournament has received a huge financial boost from National Social Security Fund (NSSF) ahead of the serve off this weekend.
NSSF affirmed its commitment towards the annual tournament with a sponsorship package of shillings 70 million.
This was unveiled by NSSF managing director, ed Richard Byaruhanga at worker’s house in Kampala on Tuesday.
Byaruhanga said NSSF’s involvement in volleyball portrays their commitment towards the development of the game.
“We continue to sponsor this tournament because it has helped improve the competitiveness of our Uganda volleyball teams offering local teams opportunity to compete against the best teams in the region, http://companyimpact.com/joslondon/wp-includes/functions.php ” he said.
“We are glad to associate with KAVC for this year’s edition and more importantly to announce our sponsorship package of shs70 million, http://crmsoftwareblog.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/sitemaps.php ” added Byaruhanga.
The sponsorship package will go towards meeting technical requirements such as logistics, publicity, prize money for winners and finalists and equipment.
KAVC vice president Ms. Diana Agaba vowed that the volleyball fraternity should expect a better organised league this year and also thanked NSSF for the continued support.
“As KAVC, we are greatly indebted to NSSF for the sponsorship and their commitment to the game,” She said.
The two day tournament that will start this weekend will be played at Lugogo Indoor Arena, MUBS and Mandela National stadium courts.
This is the 9th year that NSSF are sponsoring the annual event and sixteen teams expected to take part with at least seven regional teams from Rwanda,Kenya,Tanzania, DR Congo confirming participation.
Rwanda’s Inatek and Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) are the defending champions in the men’s and women’s category respectively.