The National Men's Volleyball team will participate in the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Senior Men's Volleyball Championship that is scheduled to kick off from May 23, 2015 in Bangladesh.
National Sports Council (NSC) member-secretary Yuvaraj Lama bade farewell to the national team amidst a function in Kathmandu on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
The squad comprises Im Bahadur Rana (Captain), Sanjay Aryal, Milan Lama, Sanju Shah, Kul Bahadur Thapa, Man Bahadur Shrestha, Raj Kumar Thapa, Umakanta KC, Dhan Bahadur Bhat Chettri, Chandra Bahdur Kunwar and Harihajur Thapa.
Similarly, the team’s head coach Kapil Kishor Shrestha and assistant coach Prajwol Shrestha are also with the team while the team will be managed by Shyam Krishna Shrestha.
Altogether, eight teams including host Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Maldives, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Turkestan will compete in the tournament.
Meanwhile, Sanjay Aryal, a prominent-spiker of the team, was provided a financial support of Rs 44,000 by Nepal Police Center Sports Committee. Aryal who hails from Kavrepalanchowk had lost a house in April 25th devastating Earthquake.