Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL) sponsors 2016 Genocide Memorial Volleyball Tournament


Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL) is the Gold sponsor of 2016 Genocide Memorial volleyball Tournament. Over 20 teams competed in this year’s tournament and included men and women sides from DR Congo, Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda and hosts Rwanda. The 21st edition of the regional volleyball tournament was played on 4th and 5th June 2016 in Kigali.

University of Kibungo (UNIK) Volley ball club from Rwanda won this year’s title in men’s category and SPORTS -women from Uganda won this year’s title in women’s category.

Maj. Eng. Jean Claude KALISA, EUCL MD handing the gold model to SPORTS women prayer at petit stadium on 5th 6.2016

The annual event is held in memory of at least 50 members of the country’s volleyball fraternity, including players, coaches and administrators who were killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The Genocide claimed at the lives of at least a million people.

Matches were played at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, NPC, Kimisagara Youth Center, University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology and Premature. Rwanda was represented by APR, Rayon Sports, Kirehe, UNIK and IPRC-South in the men’s category, while Rwanda Revenue Authority, APR, St Aloys Rwamagana and Ruhango participated in the women’s category.

Maj. Eng. Jean Claude KALISA, EUCL MD with Ministry sports officials and referees at petit stadium on 5th 6.2016

The EUCL sponsorship is one of its corporate social responsibilities and awareness campaign for the Utility. On the other hand, EUCL is also a Gold sponsor of ongoing 2016 Genocide Memorial Basketball Tournament.



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