Preparations are under way for Oceania Intercontinental cup in Sydney Australia.The Mens team will be hoping to go more better than the silver they won at last year in world league round 1! Team to be announced soon! Hopefully both Men and Women team will be competed in the tournament.
Successfull Closing ceremonie for Havanah Hockey League 2017
It was the most Active Three month for Vanuatu Hockey Federation. Started in April, VHF lounge the Havanah hockey league 2017.With 12 teams who affiliated and compete every Tuesday and Thursday in Hockey Field town in WSB. Five teams for Under 16, which three boys teams and two girls teams. And seven seniors team which four men teams and three women teams.
The purpose for the league is to prepare hockey senior athletes for Oceania intercontinental cup which is hockey fives aside. And also prepare the under 16 for Hockey youth Olympic qualify round in PNG in 2018 which is next year.
Trough out the three month competition, which is March till June, teams were very competitive. The team Losers was proved to be number one in senior men with only one draw and no lose match. As for the senior women the East coast sharks was working very hard to claim the first place because of the most challenging opponent team which is RED CORNER. They were draw in the league table but with goal average they were proved to be number one.
In Under 16 boys competition, the youth ark 1 is the giant team with no lose during the tournament same as 36 girls on the under 16 girls hockey competition.
The tournament prices for under 16 boys.
1st place: Youth ark1 10 000vt, 2nd place: 36 boys, 5000vt3rd place: Youth ark2 2000vt.
Under 16 girls
1st place: 36 Girls 5000vt, 2nd place: Youth ark Girls 2000vt.
1st place: East coast sharks 20 000vt, 2nd place: Red corner 10 000vt and 3rd place: Tanaliu 5000vt.
1st place: team loser 30 000vt, 2nd place: East coast sharks 20 000vt, 3rd place: Team mazon 10000vt
Vanuatu hockey would like to say big thank you to Havanah resort and wan Smolbag for the great support towards Vanuatu Hockey federation.