UZ Wolves (men) and Support Unit (women) were crowned the champions in the Harare Volleyball Association league at the weekend taking over from NABA and Harare City women respectively.
UZ Wolves edged Black Rhinos 3-2 in a thrilling final at the University of Zimbabwe courts while Support Unit got the better of UZ Wolves 3-1 in the women’s category.
NABA who were dethroned as the champions in the men’s category finished fourth with Harare City coming out third. In the women’s category, Manyame Falcons finished fourth with Harare City who failed to defend their title coming out third.
The tournament at the weekend, marked the end of the Harare Volleyball Association league 2022 season.
Harare Volleyball Association president Priestelege Nhamburo said they are looking at building on the high levels of competition exhibited by clubs this past season going into the next season.
“This has been a very competitive season in which we had different finalists to the competitions that we had which is a sign that all the teams really wanted to win. Buoyed by this level of competition, we are looking forward to bringing in more partners next season so that we have more competitions, Nhamburo said.
“Our gratitude goes to our partners for their unwavering support. MNL, Mapondera & Company Legal, Diamond Laboratories, Diamond Pharmacies, AFC Bank and our Media Partners. Special appreciation to our Athletes , Administrators, Coaches, Referees and all stakeholders for making our game so beautiful.”
“Going into next season, we are hoping to bring in more corporates and partners who share the same vision with us to develop volleyball from grassroots level. We also intend to increase competitions for our teams in six -aside and beach volleyball,” added Nhamburo.
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