Volleyball Returns in September 2020

Uganda volleyball federation eyes September to resume the national league in an interview with pepper sport, the UVF president Hadijja Namanda said National council of sports team have so far been engaged to inspect sports venues before the league resumes.

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By Hassan Waswa

Uganda Volleyball federation (UVF) is set to make a return next month if Ministry of health give the go ahead to sports.

Uganda volleyball federation eyes September to resume the national league in an interview  with pepper sport, the UVF president Hadijja Namanda said National council of sports team have so far been engaged to inspect sports venues before the league resumes.

“As UVF we have been working hand in hand with NCS and health officials, we have been in the past days gone around the sports venues of our affiliates just to see the compliance levels and what our affiliate needs to put in place in order to avoiding the spread of the Covid-19,” she said.

Namanda said safety of athletes was a priority hence the call in making sure that the playing field and participants adhere to the health guidelines.

“I think so far some teams have done well, though others are yet to put in place the measures through the guidelines that we had provided to them, our aim is to make sure that all the athletes are safe before we resume our activities because health comes first before anything else so even as it is our core business as federation is that our players are fit and healthy,” she added.

“We are doing everything to make sure that health measures are implemented and everything is going on well as our target,”

National council of sports has been working hard to ensure September sports return but it will depend on the health situation.

Namanda indicated that affiliate across the regions were also cautious in resuming activities and were expected to adhere to public health guidelines.

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