New comers Coca Cola factory’s Confidence and Stephen Tolbert Estate’s Striker volleyball teams lost their encounters yesterday in the continuation of the National Volleyball League.
Chocolate City Thunders, another newcomer, defeated Confidence in two straight matches at the Right to Play Gym in the King Gray Community, Paynesville.
The youthful Confidence boys bowed 22-25 and 19-25 to Thunders in Sunday’s first derby.
In the second game, experienced Ducor Magic defeated Stephen Tolbert’s Striker 25-21.
The last game between Dream Team and Spikers were rescheduled owing to technical reasons.
Yesterday’s games marked the second day of the volleyball league since its resumption owing to the eruption of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and administration’s reason to allow teams to recuperate from the bad economy.
It may be recalled that in the opening games, Harbel Falcons whipped Dream Team in two straight wins: 25-13 and 27 – 25. The defending volleyball champs, Spartans thrashed Spikers 25– 20 points in the first set, but bowed in the second set,
25-14 points, and in the last best of three game Spartans whacked Spikers 15 -8 points.
Volleyball president Cllr. Moifee Kanneh said the resumption of the National League is to show the revival of the game and his strong leadership.
He maintained that each club at the end of the day would receive L$1,000 as transportation.
He said as registration remains free, other teams are encouraged to participate.
Volleyball is the third popular sport in the country, and it is played actively in central and northern Liberia.