Sunday, July 9, 2017
Sunday, July 9, 2017

Barbados defeats Haiti for third spot

COUVA, TRINIDAD, JULY 9, 2017:  Ten-time winners Barbados ended the 16th Senior Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) Men’s Championship on a high by beating Haiti 3-0 (25-19, 25-13, 27-27) for third spot at the National Cycling Centre.

For the Barbadians, Ammuniki Wood led the way with 12 points and captain Shawn Simpson added ten, while the duo of Ahkeem Mayers and Kyle Browne added nine each.

The Haitians, who were making their finals debut got a team best eight points from Claude Antoine while Newbornson Glezil and Leslee Alexandre got six points each.

It was a much deserved win for Barbados and its second over Haiti after winning their group round-robin duel in five sets.

Despite their semifinal loss  to Martinique to miss out on a chance at qualification to the FIVB Men’ World Championship, Barbados proved it was up for the task and dominated Haiti 38-25 on blocks, 12-7 on blocks and 3-0 on aces

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