Jamaica to host CAZOVA Under-19, Under-18 championships

By July 09, 2019

Eleven teams comprised of more than 200 players and officials from six counties are expected in Jamaica later this month for the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) Under-19 and Under-18 Championships at GC Foster College.

Scheduled for July 22-27, the championships hosted by the Jamaica Volleyball Association will feature five male teams from the hosts, the United States Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname and Barbados.

Each team will also field a U18 female team. The sixth country, Guadeloupe, will only field a female team.

The male teams will play a round-robin format with the top two teams then contesting the final. Third and fourth will play-off for third.

For the female teams, there will be two groups – A and B.

Jamaica, USVI and Suriname will make up Group A while Barbados, Guadeloupe and Trinidad and Tobago will comprise Group B.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals where the group winners will play the runner-up from the other group.

Speaking at the launch of the tournament t the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston on Tuesday, Tournament Director Cleyon Reid said teams will arrive between July 20 and 21 for the tournament. During the first round of the tournament, there will be two matches each morning and two in the afternoon.

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