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The Limpopo Volleyball Association hosted their annual opening Tournament at the Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex in Seshego on Saturday.

The games are also used as curtain raisers before the league and different tournaments begin. They are open to every club within the province of Limpopo.

Some of the male teams who participated at the tournament include Kamplits, Makhado F, University of Limpopo, Bulldogs, Vhadaras, PVC, Juventus, Bullfighters, Valencia, Vaalwater, Masokolara, Blouberg, Rochers, Evergreen and Kgabo.

The female teams were Rockers A, University of Limpopo, PVC, Rockers B, Bullfighters and Valencia.

“With this tournament, as the association we wanted to have the time to address a few things regarding the new season to the teams, team managers and players,” explained media and marketing director Zwonaka Tshivhase. 

Players taking instructions during Limpopo Volleyball Association opening tournament
Players taking instructions during Limpopo Volleyball Association opening tournament

“It was also an opportunity for the players and teams to affiliate. Though the affiliation and registration period is still on until 10 March before the first league games. We also wanted to see how many teams we should expect this season,” he said.

PLAYERS AND TEAMS EAGERLY AWAIT 2023 SEASON 

The Limpopo Volleyball League is set to begin in March. 20 male teams and 15 females are expected to take part in the 2023 season. 

All the league matches will be played in two venues, namely Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex, Seshego and also at Peter Mokaba outdoor courts.

The Peter Mokaba outdoor courts is as an alternative if Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex is not available. 

League action will also commence on the 11 March 2023 and end on the 8 July 2023.

CURRENT LIMPOPO VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP

President: Atand Segodi

Deputy President: Peter Legodi

General Secretary: Elizabeth Otsweleng

Treasurer: Wilson Matlaisane

Competitions Director: Tshepo Shirindi

PRO and Media: Zwonaka Tshivhase

Technical Director: Hendrick Shirindi

Beach Director: Mahlatse Pheeha

Development Director: Thabo Molokomme

Gender and Transformation: Busi Ngwenya

School Sport: Koketso Leso 

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