Linline and Loti won the 2016 Fiji Open title

Vanuatu’s Linline Mansale and Loti Joe grabbed the Fiji open title and the Central & Eastern Zonal Championships this week in Fiji.

The girls proved too strong for the Australians in the Fiji Open final taking control of Sarah Mattaglene and Britanny Kendall with the scores 21-13 and 21-15.

In the Eastern Zonal Beach Volleyball Championship, they beat Australia by two straight sets in the final by winning the opening set 21-15 before sealing the match with a 21-14 win in the second set.

The team is now eyeing the Oceania title tournament to start today at the Smugglers Cove in Fiji.