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Wolves win Fisd Inter volleyball tourney

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By Bernard Mhone:

Wolves men put up a spirited performance to defeat Tanzanian side Mbeya Best VI 3-2 in a pulsating Fisd International Volleyball tournament final at Katoto Volleyball Courts in Mzuzu.

Coach Sakurai Mbanda said Wolves have angered last year’s semifinal defeat they suffered at the hands of Mbeya.

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“This is a sign that volleyball is progressing in the country. Mbeya are the best and we are happy to have dethroned them. We started preparations last year by recruiting players and we have reaped the rewards,” Mbanda said.

Moyale Barracks ended on third position after thrashing Mipuniro Spikers by three straight sets.

In ladies category, Prison Leopards from Zambia emerged champions after defeating Wolves Ladies 3-2.

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Kampala International University from Uganda defeated Kamuzu Barracks to finish third.

The three day tournament attracted 25 teams.

The tournament’s organising committee chairperson Killy Msukwa said they organised the event to give local teams international exposure.

Volleyball Association of Malawi President James Kaunda urged Malawian teams to continue preparing for other tournaments.

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