Barbados outguns Bahamas in five sets
COUVA, Trinidad, July 4, 2017 - Barbados got the better of
Bahamas in five sets (23-25, 25-19, 12-25, 25-18, 15-11) in a
clash of former champions in Pool E of the 16th Senior Caribbean
Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) Men’s Championship at the
National Cycling Centre.
Reflecting on the victory for the ten-time tournament champions,
Captain Shawn Simpson, one of three returning players in the
team said it was pleasing to get a win to start with considering
it was a relatively new team.
“Overall, the match was a very competitive one and with the
young group we have it will help our confidence for our
Prince’ Tanique Wilson, captain of Bahamas, the 2012
champions said he felt his team did not play to their true
“We only played in patches and we need to improve overall very
quickly as we look to win the tournament and qualify to the next
Covance Mortimer, Bahamas coach echoed the views of his captain
saying, “We did not keep focus for the match at all. There were
also too many mental errors on our path and in the fifth set our
game just broke down completely.”
Andrew Culpepper, coach of Barbados was delighted with the win.
“It’s always nice to start with a win, especially as a new team
and we just need to continue to stay focus and play our style of