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VICTORIOUS: Members of the Barbados men’s volleyball team, including captain Alain London (third from left), libero Robert Gooding (with trophy),  and coach Ludger Niles (second right), on their arrival late Monday night.  (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)

By KENMORE BYNOE | Wed, August 14, 2013 - 12:07 AM

It appears that it Was easier for the Barbados  men’s volleyball team to reach the third round of the FIVB/NORCECA World Championships than  to return from the second leg  in French St Martin.

A successful, but exhausted Barbados team returned Monday around 9:45 p.m.  after starting their trip home  at 7 a.m. Even as the members went to their respective homes, MVP Fabian Cox was still  in Antigua as no room  was found for him on the LIAT flight back to Barbados  with his teammates.

Captain and Best Setter Alain London took ill on the journey and had to be wheeled off the plane, but he was still upbeat about the performance  of his team.

“I never saw myself  as the captain, just the setter, and the players knew their roles, which they executed throughout the tournament  and moreso in the finals.

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