Father and son combination help Tupuji Imere

Tupuji men’s volleyball team on Wednesday night. Photo: Mike Masauvakalo

Tupuji Imere defeated Strata in two straight sets in another round of VVF 40th Independence tournament at Epauto on Wednesday night.

Tupuji won 27-25 in the first set and 25-9 in the second set.

What made the victory special for the Mele village based side is the combination of father and son David and James Chilia. Both are famous soccer players and have represented Vanuatu in soccer and volleyball in international tournaments.

Team captain Mike Masauvakalo said;”We had good performances although the other team pushed us hard for the win,” he said.

In other results in the men’s draws Bladinier defeated Hakova in two straight sets(25-21) (25-20), Laketemali also defeated Freshwota in two straight sets(25-20),( 25-15).

In the women’s division Buluana defeated WSB Two 2-1 Buluana winning two sets, Strata women also defeated WSB One by two straight sets to one.

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