Kathmandu triumph

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Metropolitan City and Pokhara Sub-metropolitan City advanced to the final of the first Inter-Municipality Men’s Volleyball Tournament on Friday. Kathmandu defeated Damak 25-21, 25-18, 25-20, while Pokhara beat Panauti 25-19, 25-23, 25-13. — HNS

Tri-Chandra advance

KATHMANDU: Tri-Chandra College defeated Nepal Commerce Campus in straight sets and advanced to the quarter-finals of the third Valleywide Inter-campus Professors’ Volleyball Tournament here on Friday. In the other match, hosts Padma Kanya ‘Red’ beat Jana Prasasan Campus in straight sets. — HNS

Pennant in Zaragoza

PARIS: Liverpool winger Jermaine Pennant completed his switch from Anfield to promoted Spanish side Real Zaragoza on a three-year deal. The 26-year-old, who played in the 2007 Champions League final, said he had snubbed offers from other clubs to play in Spain. “I had offers from other clubs in Europe but I wanted to sign for Real Zaragoza,” Pennant, who played 163 matches in three seasons at Liverpool, said. — AFP