Volleyball: Esperance, Zamalek, Nigerian Customs, 17 others to participate in African Club Championship


20 teams including Nigerian Customs Service, Esperance, Zamalek are among various clubs that are taking part in the Men’s African Volleyball Club Championship due to start in Tunis, Tunisia on Sunday, April 18, 2021 inspite of the Covid-19 pandemic.

CAVB Board led by the president Mrs. Bouchra Hajij did their best in the last weeks to resume volleyball activity in the continent after about 14 months of compulsory stop due to coronavirus pandemic.

Among other African giant clubs, Esperance of Tunisia who just set the local Tunisian double of the league and cup come as one of the big contenders for the title. The 4 time champions dreams a fifth crown in their homelands.

In absence of the record holders, Ahly of Egypt who earlier withdrew, their compatriot Zamalek are also great favourites with 5 titles under their belt, but the last was 9 years ago in 2012,

Participating teams
1 Al Swehly Club SWH LBA
2 Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) KEN
3 Port De Douala PAD CMR
4 Rwanda Energy Group REG RWA
5 Societe Omnisport De I’Armee SOA CIV
6 VC Espoir ESP COD
7 AS Police APS COD
8 Wolaitta Dicha Sport Club WDS ETH
9 Madda Walabu University MWU ETH
10 General Service Unit GSU KEN
11 Nigeria Customs Services NCS NGR
12 Arme Patriotique Rwandaise APR RWA
14 University of Zimbabwe UZW ZIM
15 Rukinzo Volleyball Club RKZ BDI
16 Zamalek ZMC EGY
17 Nemo Stars NMO UGA
18 Esperance Sportive De Tunis EST TUN
19 Club Sportif Sfaxien CSS TUN
20 Club Olympique De Kelibia COK TUN


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