ST JOHN’S, Antigua, July 7, 2022- Bermuda stuck to the basics, to register a 3-0 ( 25-15, 25-22, 27-25) win over Anguilla in match four of the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association( ECVA) Senior Men’s Championships at the YMCA Indoor Facility.
Leading Bermuda’s scoring was their captain- Kyle Hamilton, who registered 11 points, while Hamilton’s opposite number – Calvin Samuel, had 8 points for his team.
Team wise, Bermuda led in Attacks, 30-14, but registered 41 errors, in contrast to Anguilla’s 40.
For coach of the Bermuda team- Robert Saraiva, it was simply getting the job done.
“ We came here to play our basic game… We did not try anything fancy we stuck to what we know just the fundamentals, hence we try to build on everyone focusing on the basics “, Saraiva assessed.
Noting that it was good to be back in the fray, Saraiva added, “ We have not been to one of these tournaments for quite a while, so we will be making the best of the experience and obviously, like the other teams, we are here to win”.
Team leader- Hamilton in assessing the win said: “It was a good victory for us a team I was pleased with our services and our passing… We will be looking to build on this victory in our other matches”.
Meanwhile, Anguilla’s Coach- Jason Liburd: “ I must say that we played a lot better than in our first match versus Antigua and I felt we should have won the last two sets but some unforced errors cost us the match”.
“ This is what we came here for and we are achieving our goal, that is to get better and better with every match”, Liburd indicated.
Match five of the tournament pits St Maarten against St Vincent and the Grenadines in Pool B.