Alec Egleton of the Police VI men’s volleyball team walked away with the Most Valuable Player award at the 2018 Mascom Volleyball league awards in Gaborone this past Wednesday. The glamorous evening saw Gaoleseletse Gasekgonwe of Mag Stimela winning the Most Valuable Player in the women’s category.
The awards are meant to celebrate and honour athletes and administrators that did well during the 2018 Mascom national volleyball league. The 2018 league came to an end last month with Police VI and Mag- Stimela was crowned champions in the male and ladies side respectively.
The night saw Police VI dominating in the men’s category having won in three categories including Best Blocker (Moemedi Siphambe), Best Server (Phenyo Thebeng) while the MPV went to Egleton. The night saw Phemelo Lekoko winning the Best Attacker prize for Kalavango.
The Palapye based outfit Mag Stimela dominated the women’s category with the Best Attacker Category going to Gaoleseletse Gasekgongwe winning both the Best Attacker and Best Server award. The Mafolofolo ladies team walked away with two individual awards with Kelebogile Mahupela winning the Best Setter award and Gontle Goirwang scooping the Best Libero.
The Best Blocker award went to Tshiamo Chakalisa of Kutlwano.
Kalavango could not afford to be left behind, registering three on both sides and making it six nominees for the club. BDF VI also had five from the men and one from the ladies while the Mafolofolo ladies reduced their numbers to five when their male counterparts failed to make it in the nominees list.
In other categories Maboka Molefi of Mag Stimela won Best Coach in the women’s category while Shimaka Ngwanaotsile took Best Coach in the men’s category.