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Fiji’s Mens team won the gold medal at the Oceania Volleyball Championship in New Caledonia last night.
The national side defeated New Zealand three sets to one in the final.
New Zealand defeated Fiji in pool play earlier this week by three sets to one.
But in the final last night it was a different ball game altogether even thorugh the Kiwis took out the first set 25-16.
New Zealand gave their all in the second set but Fiji managed to win it by 25-23.
It was a all Fiji in the third set with a 25-11 win.
The championship title was sealed in the fourth set as the national side gave their all to avoid a final set showdown.
Fiji took out the fourth set 25-20.
Our national womens team also featured in the Oceania Championship final yesterday in New Caledonia but they settled for silver after losing to New Zealand in three straight sets.