volleyball

Tatana volleyball tourney kicks off

More than 20 teams are taking part in the tournament in the Under 21 and senior divisions.

These include visiting teams from as far as Hula, Mekeo, Porebada, Boera and Lealea from Central and teams from National Capital District such as Moukele, Kauka and Hillside Gerehu, Hanuabada and Vabukori.

The tournament began today with the U21 competition while the senior competition will begin next week.

PNG misses out on gold play off in women’s volleyball

The home side was defeated by American Samoa 3-1 to settle for the bronze play off on Saturday.

PNG loses to Tahiti in men’s volleyball

The bronze medal holders lost to silver medallist Tahiti 3-0 in a close encounter this evening at the BSP Arena.

The Tahitians were too strong and surprised the sell-out crowd as they put on a great show.

The arena was filled to capacity with fans supporting the home team but they were  disappointed after Tahiti stomped over PNG in the first set 25-22.

The crowd kept chanting and cheering the home team on as the pressure was applied in the second set.