Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has won the title of the 1st Srijana Invitational Men’s National Volleyball Tournament 2073 in Pokhara, on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Army team defeated Nepal Police team 3-1 with 25-21, 21-25, 27-25, 25-13 to crowned the title of the first ever tournament.
Army’s Dhan Bahadur Bhatta was aadjudged best player, Samsher Chand best defender, Man Bahadur Shrestha best serve and Hari Adhikari best blocker while Police Imm Bahadur Rana was announced best center and Kul Bahadur Thapa best spiker.
With the title, Army received Rs 155,555 and Police had to satisfy for Rs 77,777 along with trophies and medals.
Meanwhile, Armed Police Force (APF) lifted the title of the 1st Srijana Invitational Women’s National Volleyball Tournament 2073 in Pokhara, on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
APF Women took revenge against New Diamond Academy by defeating it with 25-18, 25-14, 18-25, 25-15. New Diamond had won the title of the recently held IGP Volleyball Tournament in Kathmandu.
Similarly, APF Women also received cash prize of Rs 155,555 and New Diamond Academy Rs 77,777 along with trophies and medals.
New Diamond’s Prativa Mali won best spiker, Salina Shrestha best defender, Lalita Nath best blocker and Kripa Adhikari best center while APF’s Resma Bhandari was announced best serve and Saraswoti Chaudhary best player of the tournament.
National Sports Council (NSC) member-secretary Kesahv Kumar Bista handed over the prizes to the winners amidst a concluding function in Pokhara Stadium.
Host Western Region Volleyball Association team had finished third in the 1st Srijana Invitational Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Tournament 2073 on Friday, February 10, 2017.
Similarly, Western Region’s Men also registered 3-2 win against Armed Police Force in the third place match, yesterday.
Both the teams from Men and Women categories got Rs 33,333 each as cash prize along with trophies, medals and certificates.
Altogether, six teams of women and men – 10 from Nepal and 10 from India – were in the title fray.
Western Region Sports Development Committee has organised the Championship with the technical support of Kaski District Sports Development Committee on the main sponsorship of Srijana Development Center.
The event was supported by Nepal Volleyball Association along with Western Region Volleyball Association and District Volleyball Association, Kaski.