The first round of the Bank Windhoek Namibia Volleyball Federation’s (NVF) Cup took place in Rundu over the weekend. A total of 20 teams, consisting of 12 male and eight female teams, fought hard to book a spot in the second and final round scheduled to take place in Swakopmund on Saturday, 29 to Sunday, 30 September 2018.
Participating teams gave it their all during the pool stages. Eventually, only eight teams from the males’ category managed to make it through to the second round. They will compete in the quarter, semi and finals to decide the 2018 Bank Windhoek NVF male champions.
In the female category, the last four qualifying teams will compete in the semi and finals to decide the female champions of this year.
Below is the full list of teams that qualified for the second and final round:
- Nampower VC
- Six Stars VC
- Eleven Warriours
- Vipers VC
- Khomas Nampol VC
- Erongo Nampol VC
- Unam Main Campus VC
- Unam Katima Campus VC
- National Defence Force VC
- Oshana NamPol VC
- Revivals VC
- Oshikoto NamPol VC
NVF’s Vice President, Mwita Sikopo, thanked the teams, the federation’s organising committee and Bank Windhoek for making the event a success. He further encouraged and invited fans to support the teams playing the second and final round in Swakopmund.
Bank Windhoek’s Head of Corporate Affairs, Hayley Allen, echoed Sipoko’s sentiment and added that the NVF’s track record of hosting successful tournaments, is a sign that the sport code is on the right path in terms of development. “Volleyball in our country has been showing positive signs of growth over the years and we are certain that the code will prosper and benefit our country as a whole,” she said.