The departmental teams – Nepal Police Club and Tribuvan Army Club – have started winning in the 2nd Pathibhara National Men’s Volleyball Tournament that kicked off in Taplejung Municipality on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
Nepal Police registered 3-0 straight sets win against Eastern Region with 25-18, 25-13, 25-14 in the inaugural match. The matches are being held in round-robin format.
In the second match of the day, Army team also secured 3-0 straight sets win over Central Region with 25-10, 25-17, 25-10 to make a flying start in the tournament.
The five-day tournament is featuring eight teams including – three departmental teams Nepal Police, Army and Armed Police Force and teams from five development regions.
The winner of the tournament will get the cash prize of Rs 330,000 while second place will receive Rs 165,000 along with trophies and medals.
Similarly, two semi-finalist teams will get Rs 35,000 each and beat player Rs 10,000. The tournament is organisd by Taplejung District Volleyball Association.