Team Saba Departs for First Match in SSS School Games – Update with results

Update with results

Statia’s Volleyball team has turned out victorious in the first match of the SSS School Games which were held in St. Eustatius on Sunday.

The games were played best of 3 sets. St. Eustatius played St. Maarten in the first match, to which Statia’s team won 2-0.

The second match was played between St. Eustatius and and Saba, where St. Eustatius was victorious again with 2-0. The third match played saw St. Maarten competing against Saba, where the team from St. Maarten won with 2-0.

Because of this result, a final and deciding match was played between St. Eustatius and St. Maarten, where Statia’s team proved too strong for the team of St. Maarten, and where Statia won again with 2-0. This made Statia the overall winner of Sunday’s match.


In an invited comment, St Eustatius Volleyball Association (SEVA) said they felt extremely proud of Statia’s team. “And most importantly, the girls had fun too”, according to SEVA. The next encounter will take place on Saba on May 12th, 2024 with a Netball competition for primary school girls.

On Sunday morning a group of female students who will be representing Saba in the SSS School Games traveled to Statia for the first competition.

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During the games, students from St. Maarten, Statia and Saba will meet and compete starting this Sunday. Statia will be hosting the volleyball tournament for secondary school girls on April 21st.

On May 12th, 2024, Saba will take the helm, organizing the netball competition for primary school girls. The series will culminate on May 26th, 2024, with Sint Maarten hosting the 3×3 basketball tournament for primary school boys.

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