Volleyball festival set to brighten Tabora

ALL is set as Tabora Regional Volleyball Association (TARVA) is ready to host a unique volleyball festival coming with a marathon of matches.

The day-long volleyball festival aimed to celebrate volleyball day in the Tabora region, is scheduled to tip off on November 26th  this year.

On official from TARVA, Novert Juakali told the ‘Daily News on Saturday’ from Tabora yesterday that preparation for the event is in a top gear.

However, he said among others, the event aims to honour the founders and volleyball legends and people who have contributed greatly to the development of volleyball in Tabora region.

“Everything is in place for the next week’s volleyball festival to take place as planned, we are preparing to make it an exciting one, fans are also welcome,” he said.

Juakali added they are delighted to have a good response from Tabora teams that have already confirmed participation.

He named the teams as Nzega, Kaliua, Urambo, Faru, TPSC College, VETA College, Igunga, TMC Watumishi and TPC College.

“We welcome other teams that are yet to confirm to join us as it is an important day and platform for our good game. Together can make the festival a success,” he noted.

Adding, he said they also welcome veteran teams to register for the special day event.

He said the volleyball marathon is one of the events that promote and develop women volleyball since most of the confirmed teams are men’s.

“Our focus is to have a big number of women’s teams, but we would like to see them registering for the different events so as to make the games not only men’s  dominion,” he said.

H hefty prizes are also in place for the winners of the various categories.

He said TARVA in recent years has been working hard to promote and develop the game in the region and the progress is encouraging.

“We understand it is not that easy to develop unpopular sports like volleyball, but with more effort from schools events like this can go next level,” he said.

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