Pacific Cup Volleyball Challenge Update

Pictured are the teams of Amouli Youth (r) and Side Out of the Women’s Division, on Monday, which started the three-day Pacific Cup Volleyball Challenge. [photo: Jeff Hayner]

The first ‘Pacific Cup Volleyball Challenge’ hosted by the American Samoa Volleyball Association (ASVBA), opened up their games this past Monday at Tafuna High School. The Pacific Cup Volleyball Challenge has just over 30 teams participating, with teams from American Samoa, Samoa, Tonga and Australia.

Divisions include, Women’s Open Division, Under 19 Division, Queens Division and Men’s Open Division. The Challenge opened up with the Women’s Division seeing action to start things off.

Today at the THS Gymnasium, final games will be played to see who will walk away as champions in their divisions. The first games will begin at 8:00 a.m.

The ASVBA Secretary and Coordinator Josie Afu, would like to invite the public out to the finals today.

“I invite everyone out to come and support your teams today and have a great time… I want to thank everyone who helped out to make this Pacific Cup Challenge a successful one,” said Afu.

The Pacific Cup Challenge is also honoring one of ASVBA’s youngest players, who passed away last week, 15-year old Dominic Andrew Tautunuafatasi, a student at Tafuna High School.

The team from Tonga, ‘Tongan Pride’ competing in the first ‘Pacific Cup Volleyball Challenge’ hosted by the American Samoa Volleyball Association (ASVBA), as part of this year’s American Samoa Flag Day Celebration. The opening day was this past Monday and will be end today. The games are being played at the Tafuna High School Gymnasium, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Teams from American Samoa, Samoa, Tonga and Australia are competing. [photo: Jeff Hayner]


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