All the four men’s teams representing Uganda at the 20th edition of the Rwandan Genocide Memorial Volleyball Championship have been pooled separated. Sky find themselves in pool A with defending championship Rayon Sport and another Rwandan outfit Kirehe. The game between Sky and Rayon Sport will see Nicholas Dheyongera who now features for the latter play against his former bosses. “It is the biggest and most important event because we know these games are important for us, so we need to be calm and be ready for the challenge,” Rayon Sports volleyball head coach, Fidele Nyirimana told “We are the defending champions and we need to retain our title. We know it will be very tough but we believe that we are capable of making a difference.” “Our target is to win all our matches and I am confident that the team can do it. The players have got a winning mentality. They have been doing well in training and league matches so I’m confident we will retain the title,” Nyirimana noted. Pool B has NSSF Volleyball League Champions KAVC who will have APR and Diable Rouge (Congo Brazzaville) to negotiate if they are to make the quarter finals Sport-S who have made their intentions of winning this year’s edition clear are up against 2013 winner Inatek (Rwanda), Cobra (South Sudan) and Muzinga (Burundi). While Nemostars will for the second year running play against opponents from Rwanda and Burundi, Kigali Volleyball Club, Rukinzo (Burund 2015 Rwanda Genocide pools Pool A: Rayon Sport, Kirehe, Sky Pool B: APR, KAVC, Diable Rouge (Congo Brazzaville) Pool C: Sport-S, Inatek (Rwanda), Cobra (South Sudan), Muzinga (Burundi) Pool D: KVC (Rwanda), Nemostars, Rukinzo (Burundi)

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