Host Western Region Volleyball Association team has finished third in the 1st Srijana Invitational Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Tournament 2073 in Pokhara, onFriday, February 10, 2017.
Western Region’s Women beat Nepal Police Team’s Women 3-0 win to secure third place. The region registered 25-21, 25-22, 26-24 straight sets win over Police.
Similarly, Western Region’s Men also registered 3-2 win against Armed Police Force. Though APF had taken the lead in the first and second sets with 25-23, 25-15, Western Region made a comeback in rest of the sets with 25-23, 25-15, 15-13 scores.
Both the teams from Men and Women categories got Rs 33,333 each as cash prize along with trophies, medals and certificates.
Manju Gurung was announced best player in Women and Kaji KC from Men category.
Western Region Men team was defeated by Army team while it was beaten by New Diamond in Women section on Thursday.
The departmental teams – Army team and Nepal team will take on each other in the final of the tournament on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Altogether, six each women and men teams – five from Nepal and from India – were in the title fray.
The winner of the tournament will bag Rs 155,555 and runner-up will receive Rs 77,777 as cash prize along with the trophies and medals.
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 is supported by Nepal Volleyball Association along with Western Region Volleyball Association and District Volleyball Association, Kaski.