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Volleyball Federation to host the best of the best

Volleyball Federation to host the best of the best

The Namibia Volleyball Federation (NVF) will host a competition which will see the participation of the best male and female teams from each of the 6 Regional Volleyball Associations in the country.

The first round of the cup will take place on Saturday 2 September at the Dome in the coastal town of Swakopmund.

“It will be an action-packed day of volleyball at the coast, with 24 teams (12 female and 12 male) playing from as early as 08h00 am to 20h00 pm, in the Dome,” said Hillary Dux Imbuwa, NVF Vice President.

The teams will battle it out to try and secure one of 6 places, per gender, in the second round of the NVF Cup 2017 that will take place at UNAM Campus, Katima Mulilo on 16 September.

“This will be a very exciting moment for the volleyball family as it will be for the first time in the NVF history to host such a big tournament in Katima Mulilo of the Zambezi region”, said Imbuwa.

Imbuwa said the NVF Cup Finals 2017 will be on 30 September in Windhoek and the venue is still to be confirmed. This will see the best 4 teams, per gender, fighting to become the Bank

Windhoek NVF Cup 2017 Champions.

Participants and spectators can look forward to rubbing shoulders with some of the locals top volleyball teams, such as the 2016 NVF Cup Champions (NDF VC for males and Revivals VC for females) and NVF Doc Tournament champions (Khomas Nampol VC for males and NDF VC for females).

Meanwhile in terms of sponsorship,Bank Windhoek contributed N$80,000 for the cup, while Erongo Med pledged a total sponsor of N$ 44,000 and N$40 000 from African Deli for the next two years events.

“The aim of the NVF Cup 2017 is to showcase our Namibian volleyball teams from all 6 regional volleyball associations,” concluded Gunter Rust, NVF President at Namibia Volleyball Federation.

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