The Wits Women’s Volleyball team start of their week and season with a fantastic win.
THE Wits Women’s Volleyball team, the Wits Jaguars, won their first game of the Johannesburg Volleyball Union (JVU) Women’s League against Quantum with a score of 25-17 on Monday, April 1.
Stacey Neera, a Jaguars player, told Wits Vuvuzela, “I thought Quantum would bring their A-game because we had previously lost to them in other leagues.”
The second-year pharmacy student added that her team “worked really well together.
“We were covering each other and getting our passes right.”
The game consisted of three sets, with tensions rising among Quantum team members in the second set as Wits pulled ahead.
The Jaguars were fearless as they dominated their opponents with a score of 25-15 after the second set.
Captain of the Jaguars, Lenah Fatah, said with a smile, “The way we performed on the court tonight is exactly what we did in training.”
The JVU League’s opening game took place on a rainy evening, which resulted in a small audience. However, this did not dampen the athletes’ spirits. After a mere thirty minutes, Wits Jaguars won the first set.
The Coach of the Jaguars team, Comfort Munya, admitted that some of the players they had, had previously played for the Quantum team so he would call this a revenge match.
Coach Munya told Wits Vuvuzela, “I was worried about them not consistently coming to training as a collective.
“But I am happy with the result of the game, although it does not justify their lack of attendence at training sessions.”
FEATURED IMAGE: Jaguar players getting ready to face their Quantum opponents. Photo: Jabulile Mbatha
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