KVF welcomes 'new tune' at CAVB

Royal Moroccan Volleyball Federation President Hajij Bouchra (centre) and Kenya Volleyball Federation President Waithaka Kioni (right)  during a past Africa Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) Congress. 

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What you need to know:

  • The actual voting process started at 6.30pm EAT and the first session for the presidential election lasted eight hours as delegates from national federations were taken through the online voting exercise by experts from FIVB led by Fabio Azevedo.  
  • The second session during which elections for the posts of Vice Presidents, FIVB Board of Administration, Gender Minority and Zonal Presidents were held started on Monday 3am and lasted two hours as Team Bouchra swept all positions.

"It's a huge relief that Amr Elwan is now out of the way and volleyball in Africa will take a fresh trajectory. He had become a burden," said Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) chairman, Waithaka Kioni, after the virtually conducted Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) elections on Sunday.

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