Nepal is all set to compete in the 3rd Asian Central Zone Senior Men's Volleyball Championship in Maldives from March 22 to 30, 2017.Sports Minister Daljit Shripaili along with Nepal Volleyball Association’s President Manoranjan Sharma, Vice-President Yam Bahadur Gurung and General Secretary Jitendra Bahadur Chand bade farewell to the national squad amidst a function in the Capital on Sunday, March 19, 2017.
The national squad comprises - Captain Im Rana Magar, Man Bahadur Shrestha, Dhan Bahadur Bhatta, Kul Bahadur Thapa, Mahendra Shrestha, Bhairav Bam, Narendra Giri and Ishwor Thapa Magar.
Similarly, four players are making a debut in the international tournament – Dil Sunar, Hari Adhikari, Durga Prasad Mahato and Raj Kumar Niraula.
Coach Birendra Chaudhary, Assistant Coach Jagadish Bhatta and Manager Dambar Bahadur Nepali are also with the team.
Nepal will face Turkmenistan in its inaugural match on March 23, host Maldives on March 24 and Kyrgyzstan on March 27. Nepali team will leave for Maldives on Monday.