Suriname beats TTO to stay in Under-21 men title hunt

PLEASANTVILLE, San Fernando, Trinidad, July 10, 2022 – Suriname kept their slim hopes of claiming the gold medal in the 2021 Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association Junior Men (Under-21) Championship alive with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-15) victory against host Trinidad and Tobago at the Southern Regional Indoor Sports Arena. 

With the straight sets win, Suriname, seeking a first title at this level  improved their win-loss record to 2-1 and 11 points, the same as Jamaica (2-1) and two points behind unbeaten leaders Haiti (3-0) as the trio will enter the final day of the five-team round-robin series all in contention for their first title.

Host Trinidad and Tobago, who needed a win to keep alive their medal hopes dropped to a 1-2 record and three points, just ahead of winless US Virgin Islands, who completed their four-match campaign with two points. 

Despite the loss Trinidad and Tobago still has a slim chance at a medal, but will need to pull off a shock win over title-favourites Haiti. 

On, Monday, July 11, in the final round of matches, Jamaica meets Suriname from 10 am, and Haiti meets Trinidad and Tobago from  4 pm, at the end of which, the top team will be declared champions.