By Liliane Nshimirimana
The volleyball final semis were played this weekend from 14 and 15 April 2018 in Bujumbura, under the theme “Together, men and women, girls and boys for the renewal and development of the Burundaise volleyball” .
The final were played on Saturday, April 14, 2018, on two grounds, namely the parquet floor where 4 women’s teams met and the field of the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, where men’s matches were held.
The results for the final ½ were recorded as follows:
Dame Light Club’s formation of Gender Light Club has easily beat the As on a 3-score at 0 while Muzinga has difficulty coping with New Colombe on a score of 3 sets. Muzinga
Muzinga beat Bisoro team (the only one from the inside of the country who has come to the finish for the first time) 3 sets at 1 at the time of the friendly sports of Bujumbura Rukinzo’s side of the National Police of Burundi was set to a score of 3 sets to 1.
Finally, the matches are being held at the Department of Youth, Sports and Culture. Among the ladies Muzinga is a championship team after battling Gender Light Club on a score of 3 sets to 1 (25-21, 19-25, 25-19, 25-22) and in men, Rukinzo who has won the title of the 2017-2018 champion after having dominated Muzinga over a score of 3 sets at 0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-21).
The players who did this during the championship were medalated by post.
In the ladies
Best Attack: Karen NOPPEN from Muzinga
Best passenger: Mugisha Nathalie de Muzinga
Best counterfeit: Nzeyimana Champion of As
Best defender Marieke Van Der Leeden from GLC GLC
MVP: Thank you Gynette ali Ngorore de Muzinga
Best revelation: Kaze Dély Driver of GLC
Best striker: Niyongabo Richard de Rukinzo
Best passer: Bizimungu Patrick de Rukinzo
Best offender: Iradukunda Anive from the Bisoro team
Best defender: Mugabowingabo Briand
MVP: Irangabiye Evrard de Rukinzo
Best revelation: Igiraneza Hugues de Rukinzo
The Burkina Faso Volley Federation also awarded certificates of honor to the four personalities who contributed greatly to the development of the Burlandese volleyball. It is:
4. Immaculate Nzotungishaka team chairman New colombe, the only lady in the head of a volley ball team
You will know that the High Vice President of the country, Vice President Gaston Sindimwo, Pascal Barandagiye, Minister of Interior and Patriotic Training and former Minister for Sports and Culture Honorable Jean Jacques Nyenimigabo, had enhanced by their presence the finals of this national volleyball championship.
In his speech, the chairman of the Burundaise Federation of Volleyball Gordien Iradukunda launched an alarm call at the Ministry of Sports in his assignments to support the national teams because the federation is acting as an employee while the department play that of the employer.
He also recalled that the President of the Republic had promised to support volley ball, basketball and handball games as well as the ball.
As Vice President of the Republic of Burundi, Gaston Sindiko, said that when the President of the Republic announces a high-performance activity, it is as a decree he signifies. “If the support given by his Excellency the President of the Republic has not yet been granted to the beneficiaries, it is that those who are responsible for implementing have not played their role properly” Gaston Sindimwo .
Before completing his statement the 1st Vice President promised that he would not take any effort to ensure that the field of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture be covered to accommodate international competations.