KCCA women team serves the ball against Sport-S during the 2022 Nkumba University final in the female clubs. KCCA won 3-1 (Credit: David Isabirye)

2022 Nkumba Volleyball Open:

Different Winners:

Primary Schools:

  • Boys: African Children Choir
  • Girls: African Children Choir


  • Men: Ndejje University

Secondary Schools:

  • Boys: Standard High Zana
  • Girls: Rubaga Girls School


  • Men: OBB
  • Women: KCCA


  • Centenary Bank

The 2022 Nkumba Volleyball Open successfully climaxed at the Entebbe – road based main campus.

This two-day annual championship drew clubs in the various clusters ranging from primary schools, secondary level, universities, clubs and corporate family.

In the primary schools category, African Children Choir Primary school won both the boys and girls gender.

Rubaga Girls (dressed in all blue) against Ubuntu (Credit: David Isabirye)
Nkumba University raids a powerful attack towards Ndejje University. Nkumba lost 3-0 (Credit: David Isabirye)

Ndejje University won the university men category, overcoming hosts Nkumba University 3-1.

Standard High Zana won the boys’ secondary schools’ category as Rubaga Girls School took the girls’ trophy.

Spurred by instrumental players as Hussein Ojema (receiver attacker), Hassan Odongo (setter), Michael Magwko (attacker), Emma Atee (opposite), Constant Musana (center player) and Bernard Ochieng (center player), among others, Standard High School overcame Ubuntu 3-0 and 3-1 during the only two games played.

Rubaga Girls School came top over Ubuntu 3-1 and 3-0 in the two matches played as well.

OBB blocks against Sport-S in the men club final. OBB won 3-1 (Credit: David Isabirye)


OBB overcame Sport-S men 3-1 in an epic finale. Sport-S was also on the losing side in the women category, falling 3-1 to Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).

“We handled and planned game per game. I thank the players and management as well as our fans for the collective teamwork that spurred us to the victory” Omuriwe Buyungo, head coach at KCCA revealed.

Centenary men corporate team attacks in the Corporate final (Credit: David Isabirye)

Centenary Bank won the corporate category.

The Nkumba Volleyball Open is open of the historic tournaments on the calendar of Uganda Volleyball Federation (UVF).

This year’s tournament drew a capacity passionate crowd and was played over two days.

The only grey patch was the limited number of teams that graced this tournament.

The tournament was organized by the management of Nkumba University under the Games and Sports Union headed by Joseph Muyiira.

KCB Bank Uganda and Crown Beverages Limited are some of the partners that supported the smooth running of this tournament that has been played in over a decade.

Part of the crowd during the 2022 Nkumba Volleyball Open (Credit: David Isabirye)

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

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