The Volta Regional Handball Association (VRHA) has scheduled Wednesday, June 6, 2018 to meet all team managers, coaches, and referees at the Ho Sports Stadium to discuss the challenges in the ongoing League and the way forward.
The Executives of the Association has deemed Wednesday’s meeting which is expected to begin at 2pm, necessary to deliberate on means to get players for the next round of the league.
Teams couldn’t honor the last round of matches in the first round of the league due to unavailability of players. Stars of Asha, the only community team was to play Mawuli SHS in the female category and with PROSCO in the male category on Saturday, May 19 at the Ho Sports Stadium, but there was no show.
The maiden edition of the league which has mainly school teams is heavily challenged as most players in the school teams have graduated. This situation has left the Association with no option than to meet the various stakeholders to streamline the league which begun in November, 2017.
Currently, Stars of Asha leads their male table but tied with Ho Technical University at 4 points, PROSCO is 3rd with 2 points while Mawuli are bottom with no point. In the female category, St. Teresa’s College of Education (TERESCO) from Hohoe lead with 6 points followed by Stars of Asha and Mawuko with 2 points each. Mawuli again, lie bottom with no point.
Meanwhile, the Handball Association has scheduled to have their justifier for selection to the National Sports Festival on July 24, 2018 at the Ho Sports Stadium. The Justifier is opened to all players.
Volta Handball won bronze overall in both male and female categories at the last edition of the Sports Festival, which was held in Kumasi.
By: Davis Nii Attuquaye Clottey/voltaonlinegh.com