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Volleyball: NSSF injects Shs50M into 2023 KAVC International tournament

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David GOMBE

National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has boosted the 2023 KAVC International Volleyball tournament with a sponsorship package worthy Shs50M.

The event has officially began today(Friday, 4th August and will climax on Sunday, 6th August at Lugogo.

As a Social Security Fund, our other objective is to extend the savings knowledge within the sports culture, we are happy to note that a number of federations have approached the Fund encouraging their clubs to remit social security contributions for them,” Victor Karamagi, Senior Manager PR & Corporate Affairs NSSF Stated before adding

“We also want our Ugandan players to get exposure so that they could be seen on a good stage so that the professional clubs could have a look at them and you never know, one or two chances could arise. We also have to note that through this tournament, we have contributed to a number of Ugandan players going professional. A number of them are playing within the region and a few in Europe. Again, we are happy that we made that kind of contribution and we will continue to do so in the near future. I would like to thank the organisers for again enabling us to partner with them.” Added Karamagi

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The tournament will be played on both the hockey Stadium (Day time) and Indoor Stadium (both day and Night).

Last year, APR men’s team beat the most successful team in the competition KAVC 3-2 in the final to clinch the 24th edition title.

APR women team beat a spirited KCCA side 3-2 to scoop the ladies title.

KAVC has won the most titles since inception (men) with 7 trophies followed by Sport-S (4).

KAVC women have won 8 titles, two better than KCCA.

NSSF is the tournament lead sponsor. The partners are; Crown Beverages Limited, Ministry of Health, Good Life Pharmacy, NBS Sport, Uganda Volleyball Federation, National Council of Sports and Total Energies EP Uganda.

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