England and Cyprus win their male pools in Nassau
NASSAU, Bahamas, July 18, 2017 – Twin brothers Luis Javier Bello
and Joaquin Bello of England started off on the right foot by
winning their two opening matches at the boys’ beach volleyball
tournament of the Youth Commonwealth Games Bahamas 2017 on
Bello/Bello claimed a first win against Tyran Gillepsie and
Keegan Tai Joe of New Zealand 2-0 (21-18, 21-13) and then came
back into action to dispatch Jamaica’s James Javarie and Daunte
Smith 2-0 (21-11, 21-13) to win Pool C of the twelve-team
The Bello brothers were not alone in terms of success in day one
as The Cyprus Team of Constantinos Skordis and Sotiris Siapanis
also won their two matches in Pool A.
Skordis/Siapanis started their day with a win over Lukholo
Jooste and Aviwe Mamfanya of South Africa 2-0 (21-13, 21-14) and
finished it by defeating the first team of Bahamas of Nathan
Wert and Kyle Wilson 2-0 (21-9, 21-13).
CYP d RSA 2-0 (21-13, 21-14), CYP d BAH 2-0 (21-9, 21-13).
Pool B: AUS d LCA 2-0 (21-7, 21-12). Pool C: ENG d
NZL 2-0 (21-18, 21-13), ENG d JAM 2-0 (21-11, 21-13). Pool D:
GHA d PNG 2-0 (21-13, 21-9).
Men’s Pools Composition
Bahamas-A, South Africa, Cyprus.
Pool B: St. Lucia, Australia, Bahamas-B.
Jamaica, New Zealand and England. Pool D: Trinidad &
Tobago, Papua New Guinea and Ghana.