The Harare Volleyball League kicked off this weekend with ladies defending champions UZ opening their campaign on a positive footing while male champions NABA stuttered after losing one of their two fixtures.
The league kicked off on Saturday with UZ trouncing Yadah and ZRP Harare courtesy of an identical 3-nil score line while men’s champions NABA fell 2-3 to Harare City and picked themselves to record a 3-1 win over Stallions.
In other fixtures stallions beat Morris Depot 3-2, CBZ triumphed 3-1 over Yadah while Manyame got the better of Black Rhinos 3-1.
The chairperson in charge of competitions, Ngoni Mutambirwa said it is encouraging that the league started on a positive note with teams exhibiting improved organisational efficiency.
“Our league has just commenced today (Saturday) and it is expected to run for six weeks in preparation for the national league. I must hasten to say this time around teams are more organised,” said Mutambirwa.
Mutambirwa revealed that the Harare Volleyball Association has eliminated registration fees for junior teams in order to promote volley ball at junior level.
This year’s league has nine female teams and 12 male teams.
Men Harare City 3 Support Unit 1
UZ 3 Yadah 0
Support Unit 3 Stallions 0
UZ 3 ZRP Harare 0
NABA 3 Stallions 1
ZRP Harare 3 Manyame 0
Harare City 3 NABA 2
Stallions 3 Morris Depot 2
CBZ 3 Yadah 1
Thunder 3 Black Rhinos 2
Manyame 3 Black Rhinos 1