All set for volleyball tournament

2016-07-20 06:00

KWADUKUZA Volleyball Association in association with the KwaDukuza Municipality will be celebrating and honouring the life of one of KwaDukuza’s favourite son and icon Chief Albert Luthuli by hosting a grand volleyball tournament.

The tournament will cater for primary school and secondary school boys and girls before showcasing an adults males and females tournament.

The tournament gets underway on Saturday, 23 July at the association courts at 8.30am kicking off with the primary schools before the secondary schools set the courts ablaze at 10am.

Volleyball quicksets and volleyballs will be given to all participating schools.

Lunch will be provided for all participants. The top three finishers in the primary and secondary school category will receive a commemorative medal.

At noon the tournament for ladies and division one teams including novices will get underway.

Volleyball enthusiasts can look forward to a feast of volleyball when the KDVA Premier League teams wrestle for honours.

Prize money will be awarded to the top three finishers in the male and female category.

Supper will be provided to all participating teams in the senior male and female categories. Apart from volleyball fans can brace themselves for a feast of entertainment throughout the day including dances, a live band and karate demonstrations.

President of KDVA, Isaac Abraham said: “We are indeed privileged to honour Inkosi Chief Albert Luthuli through the medium of sport. I am certain that the spirit of camaraderie will prevail throughout the day”.

KDVA hopes to use the event to honour sports administrators of our town. The volleyball tournament will coincide with the Chief Albert Luthuli walk which will take place on Saturday in Groutville.

Meanwhile, Randsons clinched the Sunil Pranpath Incorporated-sponsored corporate volleyball tournament after beating Cool Leaders in straight sets (25-16; 25-8) on Wednesday night. Tomorrow (Thursday) KDVA will host the final of the KwaDukuza Municipality Mayoral Cup.

Randsons and Grove End lock horns at 8pm in pursuit of the R4 000 prize-money.

The runner-up will collect R3 000. In the curtain Darnall United and Manor Old Boys will lock horns at 7pm.

Darnall will be bolstered by the sponsorship of their new kit.

- Supplied

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