Om Shiv Shambu and Goa Police will clash in the first semifinals of the 52nd All Goa Crown Club Volleyball Tournament for Silvestre de Olivera Trophy, after both the teams notched up wins in their respective quarterfinals played at volleyball court in Santacruz, on Tuesday evening.
In the first quarters, Goa Police proved to be too tough for young Santacruz side as they eased past in straight sets 25-17, 25-15, 25-12. Goa Police’s Nitin and Koyla were too good with their smashes while Ame Milagres fought hard for Santacruz. In the second quarters, Om Shiv Shambu demolished a spirited Cardozo Brothers in straight sets 25-23, 25-16, 25-17 as Sahil and Saish combined well to entertain the large crowd with some real power spiking. Earlier, in the first match between hosts Crown Club and Barazan Pale, the former got the better of latter in straight sets 25-21, 25-18 25-16. Aron and Bharat shone for the hosts. In the second match, Vathari SC fought hard to register a 25 -21, 25-20, 25-23 win against Baba Sai SC. While Sarvan excelled for the winners, Viraj fought hard for Baba Sai.