Rwanda Women Sitting Volleyball national team have qualified for World Sitting volleyball Championship following their 3-0 sets (25-13, 25-11, 25-16) to win their second match in a row on Thursday afternoon at Petit Stade, Remera.
With the experience of team captain MUKOBWANKAWE Lilian aged 30, Rwanda have led the match no4 to win three straight sets.
Team head coach Jean Marie Nsengiyumva said, he is happy with the performance his players as Egypt is considered as one of the strongest opponent in this tournament.
“Beating Egypt with a convincing victory of 3-0, proves we are progressing well in sitting volleyball in Africa as well making our country proud on international platform, Nsengiyumva added.”
African Champions captain MUKOBWANKAWE Lilian revealed, the players were determined to win this tie as they already knew how strong Egypt team was and that is why this mentality helped them to perform on high level.
Rwanda team captain
Top performers on both sides
On the side of Rwanda
No 4 NYIRAMBARUSHIMANA Sandrine: 5 Services – 2 Reception – 4 Rettings – Spikes – 6 Block – 8 Defenses
No 16 IMANISHIMWE Yvonne: 6 services – 1 reception – 4 Settings – 2 Blocks – 2 Defenses
On the side of Egypt
No 12 KHALIL Esraa: 12 Services – 2 Attacks – 1 Pass – 2 Defenses
No 10 MOKHLES Raha: 3 Services – 3 Receptions
Rwanda and Kenya have qualified for World championship to be held in Netherlands in July 2018, before both face each other this Friday in the last match of the group stage.
Last match for both teams
Rwanda 3-0 DR Congo
Rwanda 3-0 Egypt
Kenya 3-2 Egypt
Kenya 3-0 DR Congo