Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAVA), in partnership with Zambia Correctional Service (ZCS), has pumped K130,000 into the Commissioner General and ZAVA Independence Cup slated for the Independence Day holiday in Kabwe. Twenty teams have already confirmed participation in the event, which will see winners in both the men and women’s categories walking away with K20,000 while the runners-up will pocket K10,000 apiece. ZAVA president Nakaonga Kaoma said at a media briefing in Lusaka yesterday that the event will be graced by ZCS Commissioner General Fredrick Chilukutu.
The event starts tomorrow and ends on Monday, October 25. “The joint partnership has seen ZCS meet 60 percent of the budget while we have provided the difference. This event is huge because this is the first time it has an attractive prize money for the team,” she said. Nakaonga, who is also National Sports Council of Zambia (NSCZ) board member, said volleyball has continued to attract teams from outside the line of rail, a thing she said is commendable. She said this particular event has attracted teams from Nakonde in Muchinga Province as well as Kaoma in Western Province.
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