INTERNATIONAL VOLLEYBALL MATCH

22 Jun 2011

NZ MENS TEAM VS SICHUAN TEAM (CHINA) INTERNATIONAL GAME

WHEN:       Saturday, 23rd July 2011
WHERE:     AUT Health & Fitness Centre, Northcote
AT:            2pm-6pm
COST:        ADULTS $15  *  STUDENTS (with ID) $10  *  SENIORS $10  *  CHILD $5 5-12yrs  *  Under 5s FREE  

The New Zealand National men's team will be playing against the Sichuans men's team from China. This is the first time that a Chinese team has come to New Zealand. Both teams will be playing off for the Harbour Fitness Cup.

North Harbour has a strong representation in the national mens team with four players from the local Harbour Raiders club selected to play in these tests.

Volleyball is the traditional main sport and strength of Sichuan Province. In the previous Chinese national competitions, the Sichuan Volleyball Men’s team was among the best. During the period of 1992-1997, they won the national championship five years in a row, and also broke the record in the Chinese national league by winning 14 games in a row.

This year, the Sichuan Volleyball men’s team will take a strong team to visit New Zealand and have players such as Jiang Fudong who was one of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games main setters and top spike Jiang Kun in the team list as well as 3 players who are over 2 metres tall.

To pre-purchase your tickets contact NHVA admin@harbourvolleyball.org.nz or (09) 4480309. Door sales available also.

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