Kigali, Rwanda, 6th January 2020. Former Rwanda National Volleyball Team skipper, Yakan Guma Lawrence has taken one step into coaching.
Yakan who until last season was based in Japan has been appointed Assistant Coach at Gisagara Volleyball Club in Rwanda.
Yakan who will be coach player, will work with newly appointed head coach Joseph Ndahiro, Ndahiro was the assistant Coach last season.
Joseph Ndahiro and Yakan Lawrence come in as replacement for the fired Marshal Pierre Kwizera.
Gisagara parted ways with Head coach Marshal Pierre Kwizera last month, blaming him for the club’s poor performance.
Gisagara has in the past been home to Ugandan International, Ivan ongom.
Ongom has now moved on to Rwanda Energy Group after a stint in the Bulgarian league in 2018.
Gisagara finished in 4th position last season but the club fans and management were not impressed after having expected the club to contend for the title.