Volleyball: 10th All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique-Early departure for volleyballers


The two teams have made slight changes to the sides who won the gold medals at the 8th Indian Ocean Island Games here earlier this month.

In the men’s selection, Jude Lepathy is replacing Jude Frederick, while Melina Crispin and Petra Richard have stepped in for Marie-Claude Rose and Annie Appasamy in the women’s team.

The other members of the women’s team are Sandra Joseph, Samantha Eugenie, Maya Biong, Kelly Matombé, Teryl Songoire, Nathalie Agnes, Marielle Bonne, Virginie Richard, Tina Agathine and Flora Lesperance.

Coach Julien Onezime and manager Antoine Lafortune will take care of the team
Other than Lepathy, the other members of the men’s team are Bernard Bijoux, Benjamin Bijoux, Guilly Bijoux, Perrin Sophola, Kenneth Sinon, Percy Riaze, Ricky Vel, Jones Mangroo, Paul Rose, Rodney Ah-Kong and Ian Furneau. 

Head coach James Camille, his assistant Nichol Lesperance and team manager Ronald Wong will also make the trip to Maputo.

The two teams leave for South Africa today at 8.10am and will board a coach at the Johannesburg airport for an eight-hour drive to Maputo.

R. D.

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