Trinidadians enjoy Victory against Victorina


HIMEJI, Japan, September 22, 2018 - The Calypso Spikers won their first match against Pro Team Victorina 2-1(16-25, 25-18, 27-25) in their training camp ahead of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship at Victorina Arena in the City of Himeji on Saturday.


Top scorers  Shannon "the Cannon" Thompson and Sinead "Hammer" Jack showed the Japanese team why they got those nicknames , scoring 13 points each as they dominated from the serving line and the net with blocks and attack .


Sinead Jack said "we started off pretty slow but we gradually adjusted to the team and their sets.”


Victorina ladies came out with a die-hard spirit and kept the fight to TTO ladies who relied 6-2 in aces and 9-2 blocks keep us ahead of thto maintain the lead.


The victory was the first for TTO ladies on Japanese soil and they are eager for more going forward, Coach Cruz said "My main purpose today was the put players in different positions and make changes to give everyone the experience but i am happy for the win."


The team left in high spirits looking forward to a rest this weekend doing some sightseeing before taking on Victorina in the following week before moving on the World Championship in Kobe.