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Posted by Media Team on 2019/11/27 18:10:00 (35 reads)

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Polonia Ladies' youth visit Poland
Open in new windowA week ago, (November 17-18) the Polonia Ladies Junior Team was finishing up their participation in the first international tournament in Jaslo, Poland. This invitation afforded the Polonia Juniors the opportunity to compete against other volleyball clubs from Hungary, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, as well as other clubs from Poland.

Open in new windowPolonia had two teams participating with 14 other clubs. The two teams were joined by their coaches and family members who were all hosted by the Jaslo Volleyball Club. The Jaslo Club was extremely generous with the hospitality they extended. The club members and their families were treated to great meals and accommodation and the girls had a great opportunity to play volleyball, challenge themselves individually as well as a team and Open in new windowmeet other girls who also enjoy the competitive spirit of girls’ volleyball.
Volleyball is a great sport, it challenges players to work together as a team, through thick and thin providing them with team building skills. However, this does not always allow them the time to get to know one another. Therefore, it was wonderful that they were able to go to Poland as a team. Furthermore, during the fantastic trip to Poland all the girls played fun word Open in new windowgames, watched movies and spent time just talking.
Another highlight for the girls outside of the matches was learning how to make lollipops at the lollipop museum near their hotel. In addition, they also spent some time getting to meet and know the other club members from some of the other countries who participated in the tournament. This experience may be one of more to come as the Polonia has received invitations to other tournaments outside of the UK. All in all, both players, family members coaches and managers had a great time, and all look forward to the club having more similar opportunities in the future.

Contributor, Polonia Ladies VC

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