• UCU Doves 3-0 Gendarmarie (25-19, 29-27, 25-22)
  • Nemostars 3-2 GSU (25-20, 25-23, 18-25, 25-27, 15-8)
Franklin Kaweru | Kawowo Sports

Uganda’s representatives at the 2019 Men’s African Club Volleyball Championship, Nemostars and UCU Doves, maintained a wining start.

UCU made it two out of two after recording another straight-sets victory against Gendarmarie of Madagascar 3-0 (25-19, 29-27, 25-22) on Tuesday.

The tournament first timers dominated the opening set with a ruthless attack and superb net defense for a deserved 25-19 win.

Gendarmarie battled for their lives in the second set but the Doves prevailed 29-27 before wrapping up the game in the third set to earn their second win in as many games.

Franklin Kaweru | Kawowo Sports

Meanwhile, Nemostars registered another big win, 3-2 (25-20, 25-23, 18-25, 25-27, 15-8) against GSU of Kenya.

It was a big matchup and Nemostars looked like were cruising after taking an early lead having taken the first set 25-20.

GSU fought back in the second set and led at the first technical timeout but Nemo eventually won the set 25-23.

GSU never let the Ugandans gain any real traction in the 3rd wining it 25-18 and fought hard to force a tiebreaker.

Nemostars dominated the tiebreaker 15-8 to maintain a winning start.


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