YOUTHFUL Makongo Secondary ladies and men teams commanded the ongoing Dar es Salaam Regional Volleyball Association (DAREVA) senior League with hefty victories.
In the hot duels held over the weekend at the CDS Park courts in Dar es Salaam, Makongo ladies defeated defending champions Jeshi Stars by 3-2 sets in a closely contested duel.
Jeshi Stars could do nothing to stop Makongo from winning the match and add spices to this year League. It was the biggest upset of the weekend as Jeshi Stars are among the strongest teams in the tournament.
The ladies competition continued to bring surprises over the weekend when JKT, another strong side, suffered a humiliating 3-0 set defeat from Tanzania Prisons at the same venue.
Prisons, the 2015 champions who missed last year league, also intensified their run for this year’s title. In Men’s category, Makongo led by veteran coach Yusuph Mkarambati, recorded a 3-1 victory over the iP Sports.
In another men’s category, the reigning champions Jeshi Stars beat Police Marine by 3-1 sets at the same venue. Mjimwema also stamped a 3-1 win over Victory Sports.
The Volleyball League that reached its second week, is held every weekend at CDS Park and National Indoor Stadium in the city.