Team Western Area and the Northern region got-off to a flying start in the opening ceremony of this year’s Sierra Leone Volleyball Association (SLVA) inter-regional beach and indoor volleyball championship.
The much talked about tournament commenced with a bang for the Western Area’s team one and two who both had easy wins over their Southern opponent.
The other female contest of the day saw a total dominance from the quartet of the Eastern Region when team two pair; Lilian G Nguajah and Mariam Koroma easily won 2-0 (21-18, 21-6) in their victory against Aminata Bangura and Zainab Dainkeh of Northern Region.
It was the same story for the other pairs as Jammie Sow and Iye K Kaira followed their teammates with 21-6-21-18 win over Zainab Kamara and Nasu Bundor of the North.
The story was different in the male category as it was a total Western Area and Northern Region dominance. The tournament host and favorites; Abubakar Kamara and Ishmael Bangura worked-over their Southern Region opponent; Momoh Janjua and Essomba Wills 21-11, 21-9. while the Western Area team also registered a dominant 21-10, 21-18 win against Southern team two.
In the other battle of the day, both teams from the Northern Region overpowered their Eastern Region counterpart 21-7, 21-14 and 21-11, 21-3.