TAC, APF record double victories

Kathmandu, January 19

Tribhuvan Army Club and Nepal APF Club recorded double victories in the 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament here at the Dhorpatan Volleyball Training Centre courts in New Buspark today.

TAC defeated Paramount Academy 25-13, 25-12, 25-8 and returned to thrash Springdale English School 25-9, 25-15, 25-5. Likewise, APF thrashed New Diamond Sports Club 25-1, 25-2, 25-6 before beating fellow departmental side Nepal Police Club 25-12, 25-17, 25-13.

In other matches, Springdale defeated Three Star Academy 25-14, 25-10, 26-28, 25-14, while Shivam New Diamond Academy registered a 25-8, 25-0, 25-1 win against Three Star Academy.

A total of 12 teams are competing in the event organised by Dhorpatan Sports Club under the sponsorship of Gorkha Brewery. Top seven teams after the first round will qualify for the second league. The top three teams will earn Rs 325,000, Rs 170,000 and Rs 80,000 respectively.

Similarly, the best player, rising player, player-of-the-year and player-of- the-series along with one lucky spectator will get UM Powermax scooter each, sponsored by IME Automotives Pvt Ltd. Also, the best coach, lifter, spiker, blocker, quicker, defender and server will get Rs 5,000 each.