Kagoya receives the ball

Uganda women beach volleyball team beat Zimbabwe to register their first victory at the on-going CAVB Women continental group D Olympic qualifiers at the white sand beach in Entebbe on Wednesday after early rains.

Uganda’s team 2 (Joanita Okalebo Nabbuto and Kauthar Kagoya) beat Zimbabwe 1 2-1 23-21, 11-21 and 06-15 to build an early lead.

Zimbabwe’s Viola Muchaoona blocks off Kauthar Kagoya
Kauthar Kagoya recieves the ball

The host team 1 (Peace Busingye and Margaret Namyalo) then also overcame Zimbabwe 2-1; 15-21, 22-20 and 10-15.

Meanwhile, giants Egypt won two games against Guinea and Zimbabwe.

The North Africans beat Western Africa country Guinea 2-1 in the opening match; 21-17, 16-21 and 13-15 and triumphed 2-0 against the same opposition 2-0 in the subsequent match 08-21 and 12-21.

Farida El Askalany saves the ball

Egypt also beat Zimbabwe later in the evening in two straight sets.

These group D qualifiers will wind up on Thursday with six matches on match day 3 at the same venue.

Mozamibque’s Ana Paula sets up Jessica Alberto

Two countries will qualify for the final round of the qualifiers that will happen in the nearby future.

All Results:

Match Day 3:

Mozambique1 2-0 Guinea Conakry2 (21-10, 21-11)

Mozambique2 2-0 Guinea Conakry (21-19, 21-12)

Zimbabwe-1 0-2 Mozambique-2 (06-21, 10-21)

Zimbabwe-2 02 Mozambique-1 (10-21, 14-21)

Uganda-1 0-2 Egypt-2 (15-21, 12-21)

Uganda-2 0-2 Egypt-1 (04-21, 15-21)

Match Day 2 Results:

Guinea1 1-2 Egypt2 (21-17, 16-21, 13-15)

Guinea2 0-2 Egypt1 (08-21, 12-21)

Zimbabwe1 1-2 Uganda2 (23-21, 11-21, 06-15)

Zimbabwe2 1-2 Uganda1 (15-21, 22-20,10-15)

Egypt1 2-0 Zimbabwe

Match Day 1 Results:

  • Match 1: Mozambique-1 2-1 Uganda-2 (21-12, 12-21, 6-15)
  • Match 2: Mozambique-2 2-0 Uganda-1 (21-08, 21-10)
  • Match 3: Guinea Conakry-1 2-0 Zimbabwe-2 (21-08, 21-15)
  • Match 4: Guinea Conkary-2 0-2 Zimbabwe-1 (21-07, 21-12)
  • Match 5*Golden-SetGuinea-Conakry 1-0 Zimbabwe (17-15)
  • Match 6: Uganda-1 2-0 Guinea Conakry-2 (21-14, 21-12)
  • Match 7: Uganda-2 0-2 Guinea Conakry (21-15, 21-11)
  • Match 8*Golden-Set: Uganda 09-15 Guinea Conakry (15-09)
  • Match 9: Egypt-1 2-0 Mozambique-2 (21-12, 21-12)
  • Match 10: Egypt-2 0-2 Mozambique-1 (19-21, 18-21)
  • Match 11*Golden -Set: Egypt 1-0 Mozambique (15-11)

David Isabirye

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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