After a poor performance in the Africa zones championship the police team was on course to retain their image when they came up against the Ashanti region. The Ashantis could not march up the heat as most of the spikes from the police service landed on their court.
With good blocking skills from the police, the Ashantis were defeated in a two straight win. The head coach of the Ashanti region, Prince Asare Sakyi said they lost to a better side “the police always play in the Greater Accra volley league, there is no such thing in the Ashanti region” he added.
The host region Greater Accra, after a successful win over the Upper West region displayed spectacular yesterday and defeated Ghana Polytechnic Students Association (GHAPSA) by 2-0. With good servings and flicking skills, GHAPAS seem to be no march for them.
Volleyball league champions, Ghana Prisons were challenged by the Upper East region in the third set of games. Though they were the favorite side they did not have an easy win as Upper East marched up with them. Prisons used their spiking and flicking ability to thrash them by 2-0.
The Armed forces and Eastern region game was described as the best of the day as both teams seemed to be on the same form. Armed forces stepped up their game after a difficult first round win and beat their counterparts by 2-0.
In the women competition at the Accra sports stadium, the prisons women recorded the best win so far in the games when they defeated their counterpart, Upper East region in a 25-2 and 25-9 score.
Ashanti region suffered another defeat after they lost to the Northern region. The police ladies gave them no chance and thrashed them out in a 2-0 win.
The ladies form the host region, Greater Accra, went on to record their second win in a very impressive game against the GHAPSA ladies. At the end of three thrilling rounds Greater Accra won by 2-1.
After a remarkable start on Monday the Armed forces ladies won another game and seem to be on course to top the group A table. They defeated Eastern region in a 2-0 score. Eastern won against ladies form the Brong Ahafo region but had a bad luck yesterday.
Both the male and female teams are left with just one match to play to seal qualification to the quarter final stage of the competition.
Fixtures for today in the both categories will have Upper West come up against GHAPSA while Police will march up with Northern region in the first two sets. The other two sets have Central and Volta come against Brong Ahafo and fire respectively.