American Samoa takes gold in women’s volleyball

first_imgThe teams played a tough match completing all five sets with American Samoa winning 3-2 before a sell-out crowd at BSP Arena.It was a close encounter throughout the match as both teams.American Samoa kicked off the match with impressive defence and managed to keep Tahiti from at bay to win the first set 25-23.Tahiti fought back in the second set to win 25-23.The third set was intense but American Samoa bounced back in the lead to win 25-19 forcing the game into the fourth set.Tahiti managed to win the fourth set 25-19 allowing the match to go into a fifth set.The crowd continued to cheer both teams on as American Samoa maintained a strong defence to win by 2 points, 17-15.Tahiti takes silver, New Caledonia bronze, PNG fourth, Fiji in fifth place followed by Solomon Islands, Wallis and Futuna and Guam.last_img

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