Nissan Women’s Team: Migrante BC’s New Volleyball Champion
By Jane Ordinario (Migrante-BC)
Vancouver – Canada
September 15, 2016
Vancouver, August 28, 2016 — Nissan Women’s Team won all the rounds in the elimination games against seven other competing women’s volleyball teams and proudly emerged as this year’s Champion of the Fifth Annual Volleyball Tournament at Slocan Park.
First Place went to Phil BC-Jousters and the Second Place went to Kick My A’s. Each player in the winning teams got the Migrante BC volleyball medal and the certificate of participation from special guest Mable Elmore, MLA of Vancouver-Kensington.
The other participating women’s teams were WestCoast Thunder, WestCoast Power Storm, WestCoast Warriors, WestCoast Cool Raiders and Migrante BC.
In the men’s volleyball games, the Nissan Boys won the Championship with the Men’s Cool Raiders coming in First Place.
Migrante BC thanks its volunteer referees, scorers and linepersons, generous and hard-working members, as well as all the participating teams and their supporters.
The Migrante volleyball tournament was played in friendly ; many of the players had competed in the past years of the annual Migrante BC’s volleyball tournament which started in 2012.
Aileen Villeta of the Migrante BC Volleyball Team said, “This is a good event to mark the end of the summer. We took a short break during the games to let the rain pass and while it was ‘sweater weather’, everybody, including the children, had a good time. “ She added with a big smile, “ Our Migrante BC volleyball players were in high spirits and we hope to get one of the top places, maybe even the Championship, next year!”
The Volleyball Tournament is organized by the Migrante’s Sports and Recreation Committee with the help of many Migrante volunteers and families
“Do you know that what a man can do, a woman can do better?” The lady at the podium said it loud and clear. She surveyed the audience with a captivating, charismatic smile. There was an equal representation of the sexes. The women clapped cheerfully. The men could only smile, while a few shook their heads disapprovingly....
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