Volleyball: Lady Cranes Kickstart Campaign With Burundi

Lady Cranes

The lady Cranes begin their 2015 All Africa Games qualifiers campaign with a clash against minnows Burundi on Tuesday 21st April at 7:30 PM.

This will be the second fixture of the game after the ‘clash of the titans’ opener pitting, recipe decease Kenya against Egypt. The tournament is played in a round robin format where all teams have to face each other.

According to the draws which were conducted on Monday at the same venue, Uganda will then face Egypt on Wednesday, Ethiopia on Thursday and neighbors Kenya on Saturday in what could be the decider.

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Two games have been lined up each day, with first scheduled to start at 5:00 PM local time followed by the second/last at 7::30 PM except for Thursday where the games will be played at 10 AM and 12 Noon respectively due to unavailability of the venue in the evening.

“There will be two games per day and we will charge Ushs.3, 000 as a way of saying thank you to our gallant fans.” The federation treasurer was quoted by official federation media.

Uganda last met Burundi in the sub zonal qualifiers in Nairobi, emerging 3-0 victors.

Only two teams will qualify for the All Africa games qualifiers in Congo-Brazaville this year.

Full fixtures;

Tuesday 21st April

5:00 Pm – Kenya (Ken) vs. Egypt (Egy)

7:30 Pm- Uganda (Uga) vs. Burundi (Bur)


Wednesday 22nd April

Egypt (Egy) vs. Uganda (Uga)

Ethiopia (Eth) vs. Kenya (Ken)


Thursday 23rd April

Uganda (Uga) vs. Ethiopia (Eth)

Burundi (Bur) vs. Egypt (Egy)


Friday 24th April

Burundi (Bur) vs. Kenya (Ken)

Egypt (Egy) vs. Ethiopia (Eth)


Saturday 25th April

Ethiopia (Eth) vs. Burundi (Bur)


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