The Sierra Leone Female Beach Volleyball Team has won the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) Zone II Championship in Banjul, The Gambia.

Sierra Leone’s Beach Volleyball Team were able to defeat defending champions, Guinea Bissau in the final to become the new champions in the female category.

A total of five countries with both male and female teams participated in the regional tournament.

While the female championship was clinched by Sierra Leone’s female team, the host, The Gambian team were crowned champions in the male category.

The Zone II of the volleyball competition category consists of eight countries including Sierra Leone, Senegal, The Gambia, Cabo Verde, Mali, Guinea, Mauritania, and Guinean-Bissau.

Beach volleyball is a growing popular sport in Sierra Leone. Some locals are normally seen passing time at the beaches along the Freetown Peninsular.

The game, unlike football, lacks proper sponsorship which discourages enthusiasts to take it seriously.