Men’s Volleyball in Gotikhel

Kathmandu, March 17

Gotikhel Janahit Club is organising the Nationwide Men’s Open Volleyball Tournament in Gotikhel, Lalitpur from April 8-11.

The  tournament will be organised to mark the silver jubilee of the club,  informed Gotikhel Janahit Club President Niranjan Ghimire at a press  meet today. Ghimire said a minimum of 12 teams will take part in the tournament to be played in league-cum-knockout format. However, departmental teams as well as their  players will not be allowed to take part in the tournament.

The winners of the tournament will get Rs 100,000, while the runners-up will receive Rs 50,000. The two losing semi-finalists will earn Rs 25,000 each. Lalitpur  District Sports Development Committee Treasurer Shyam Sharma Bajgain  said entry fee for the tournament was Rs 12,000 and the organisers  would provide the participating teams with accommodation.

The club will also organise district-level chess tournament and a 6km race for local athletes.