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Tue, 17 Oct 2006 12:28

Volleyball: 1º de Agosto Defeat Petro, Conquer National Title


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Luanda, 10/17 - 1º de Agosto won on Monday the national senior male Volleyball Championship by defeating Petro de Luanda by 3-0, in the third encounter of the plays-offs, disputed in Cidadela pavilion in Luanda.

After overcoming the initial advantage of the opponents, 1º de Agosto players entered the third stage very determined and dominated Petro with the partials 25-22, 25-20 and 25-21.

Meanwhile, in the females category, 1º de Agosto also won the trophy, after defeating Petro de Luanda on Sunday by 3-0, with the partials 25-16, 25-15 and 25-14.

1º de Agosto, in females, made 16 points followed by Clube Náutico do Namibe (14), Petro (12), Escorpião (10) and FC de Cabinda (7).

Fourteen teams represented Namibe, Cabinda and Luanda provinces in the National Championship, both sexes.

Honorato Anselmo and Marlene Costa, both from 1º de Agosto, were considered best players of the championship, while the best referee is Domingos de Sousa.