Zone 6 teams are finalised

HARARE - The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Wolves and Support Unit (SU) are set to represent the country in the Confederation of African Volleyball Zone VI Club Championships men’s section in Durban, later this month.

Last year, Zimbabwe hosted the tournament which took place in Bulawayo and featured teams from nine countries.

In the women’s section, Zimbabwe will send three teams to the tournament that is champions Harare City joined by UZ Wolves and Support Unit.

Wolves won the men’s title in the just-ended Zimbabwe Volleyball National League while Support Unit came in second place.

The Mt Pleasant-based side came into the season with a lot of momentum having represented the country at the All-Africa Club Championships held in Cairo Egypt last year.

Support Unit are also not new to the Zone VI Club Championships as they have represented Zimbabwe several times.

The 10-day event will stretch from November 30 to December 8 and will attract teams from Botswana, South Africa, Malawi, Lesotho, Zambia, Swaziland and Mozambique, with each country represented by two teams in the men’s category.

Speaking to Daily News, ecstatic Wolves captain Tafadzwa Hilton Keni expressed great optimism as his side now prepares to clash with teams from the Sadc region.

“It’s a thrilling experience to be representing the country in such a tight fixture.

“It is a big deal but I’m sure we will put up a grand show at the tournament,” said Keni.

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