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February 28, 2021
Pacific Games 2015 Sport

Vanuatu Edge Out Tonga As Beach Volleyball Begins

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By Tumbe Sam, Port Moresby 2015 Games News Service

PORT MORESBY, July 13 – Tournament favourites Vanuatu were pushed all the way by Tonga in a thrilling start to the Port Moresby 2015 men’s beach volleyball competition.

Vanuatu won 2-1 (21-19, 20-22, 15-13) in three closely contested sets at BSP Stadium on Monday.

“We feel great winning this match but credit to our opponents who played very well,” said Vanuatu captain Isaac Mael.

In other men’s matches, Papua New Guinea defeated Northern Marianas 2-0 and Fiji beat Tuvalu 2-0.

In the women’s matches, New Caledonia defeated Fiji 2-0, Vanuatu beat Guam 2-0 and Tahiti overcame Tuvalu 2-0.

GNS ts/lk/kd for more information visit www.portmoresby2015.com

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