Sierra Leone beach volleyball men and women’s team are now eyeing the African Nations Cup Beach Volleyball title after securing their qualification ticket at the just concluded Zone II qualifiers in Banjul, The Gambia.
With the venue and actual date yet to be determine by the African Volleyball governing body, CAVB, Sierra Leone officials believes they have the squad for the African title.
Meanwhile, three nations; Sierra Leone, Gambia and Guinea Bissau’s men and women’s teams would be representing Zone II nations at the tournament.
The Gambia’s women and Sierra Leone’s men teams both won gold medals at the zonal tournament in the Gambia. The Gambian pair Saffie Sawaneh and Abie Kujabie defeated their Sierra Leonean opponent; Zainab Kamara and Francess Lassana by 2 sets to 0 (21-14, 21-15).
Sawanneh and Kujabie also ran riot against Guinean Pair 21-6, 21-7 while Kamara and Lansana defeated Guinea Bissau 2 sets to 0 (21-8, 21-11).
In the men’s division, it was an all Sierra Leone dominance as Ishmail Sesay and Abubakarr I. Kamara showed their brilliance to defeat the towering Gambian pair of Alieu Barry and Ebrima Jatta 2-1 (21-16, 21-19).
By: Sahr Morris Jr.