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IDPD INTER-PROVINCIAL SITBALL TOURNAMENT

Introduction

In the framework of International Day for person with disability which is celebrated every year on 3rd December, NPC Rwanda in collaboration with NCPD organized from 2nd to 3rd December 2016, an inter-provincial and City of Kigali “sitball tournament”. The five teams that is to say North province, south province, west province, East province as well as City of Kigali were the selections of existing teams from districts. The objective of the tournament was to showcase and advocate on the importance of sports for persons with disabilities

The competition

On 2nd December, the preliminaries were played in round robin system in Muhanga district while final was played at Rwamagana district where the International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was celebrated at national level. Globally, 10 games have been played during this stage. On 3rd, the two first teams on ranking played final in Rwamagana district

Results of the competition

The final match between Southern and Northern provinces was so interesting and watched by many people including the guest of honors, various other authorities, PWDs as well as the community of Rwamagana. It was a good game full of strong spikes and fantastic Jump defenses for both sides.