Easter Volleyball Championship underway
By Taromane Martin
REBEL Inc men’s volleyball team has picked up their first win in the 2018 Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation Easter Volleyball Championship yesterday.
The Easter Volleyball Championship resumed yesterday after Day one matches of the competition on Saturday was cancelled due to the heavy rain.
Rebel Inc defeated Rainbow men’s team two sets to nil to pick up their first win in the competition.
Boosted by players from volleyball powerhouse, Arasina, Rebel Inc cruised through a comfortable first set winning 25-24 before another close margin win in the second set for the victory.
SIVBF President Mr Morris Maitaiki said he expects all pool matches to be completed by Tuesday.
“We expect all our pool matches to be covered by Tuesday due to the postponement.
“Once all pool games are completed then we’ll move into the Multipurpose Hall on Wednesday Thursday and Friday for our finals,” Maitaki said.
The volleyball championship is competed by a total of 26 teams, eight for the women’s division and 18 teams in the men’s division.
Pool matches for the 2018 national Easter Volleyball Championship will continue today at Town Ground, Ministry of Justice playground.