Volleyball: Top 8 tourney begins Friday

Author: Kwame Larweh
The Army shown here receiving an award from Nouhad Kalmoni(left) of SilverStar won last year's edition

The El-Wak Sports Stadium and Lebanon House in Accra will be the venue for this year’s Top 8 Volleyball Championship.

The two-day tournament slated for Friday and Saturday comprises the top eight ladies and men’s teams in Greater Accra.

The participating teams in the ladies category are Police, Airforce, Immigration, Army, Fire Service, El-Wak Wings and Osu Youth.

The mens’ division comprises Police, Airforce, Prisons, El-Wak Wings, Immanuel Presby, Immigration, Fire Service and Army.

Teams in the womens’ Group A are Police, Army, Fire Service and Osu Youth while ladies’ Group B involves Immigration, AirForce,Prisons and El-Wak Wings.

The mens’ Group A has Police Service, Immanuel Presby Church, Immigration and Army, while Group B comprises Airforce, Prisons, Fire Service and El-Wak Wings.

Mr George Tetteh, president of the Greater Accra Volleyball Association (GAVA), told the Daily Graphic that the competition is to tap new talents for the country and increase awareness about the league for corporate sponsorship and individual support.