ZONE 6 CHAMPIONSHIPS, December 2016
CAVB’s Zone 6 has extended an invitation to all its member states viz. Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe to participate in the Zonal Club and Beach Volleyball Championships for both genders to be staged in Swakopmund in Namibia from 10-20 December 2016.
The details are as follows,
Indoor club championship:
10 December: Arrival of teams
11 December: Preliminary Inquiry Meeting (14:00 to 16:00)
Technical Meeting (16:00 to 18:00)
12-17 December: Club Championship (Men & Women)
16 December: Team registration (8:00 to 18:00)
17 December: Technical Meeting (16:00 to 18:00)
18-19 December: Beach Volleyball Championship Senior men and women and under 23 men and women.
20 December: Departure
The University of Western Cape (UWC), the winners of the 2016 Champions Cup will be proudly flying the South African flag at the the Zone 6 club championship.
In the senior men and women’s category of the beach volleyball championship Leo Williams will partner fellow Capetonian Clinton Stemmet while seasoned campaigner at this level of competition, Palesa Masinga teams up with Natasha Webber to do battle in the women’s section of the event.
South Africa’s representatives in the U23 men’s category are Jonas Mothobi and Nathaniel Rafpa who hail from Limpopo while the Western Cape pairing of Christine Delcarme and Liezel Petersen will contest the U23 women’s beach volleyball event.
CAVB Zone 6 board member, Kriba Reddy said:
“At the recent FIVB Congress in Argentina it was made abundantly clear that countries on the African continent must participate in the first instance in Zonal activities to make their respective zones fully functional.”
Reddy went on to say that with increased funding for zones from the FIVB, member states can look forward to exciting times in the near future.
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