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Tops start with victory

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Dhorpatan UM Women’s Volleyball Double League Tournament

Pushpa Chaudhary of NPC jumps for a spike during their 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Volleyball Double League Tournament match against SBS in Kathmandu on Sunday. Photo: Naresh Shrestha/ THT

Kathmandu, January 21

Tops HS School of Pokhara defeated Tribhuvan Army Club 3-1 in their opening match of the 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament here at the Dhorpatan Volleyball Training Centre courts in New Buspark today.

Tops outplayed the departmental side TAC 25-18, 21-25, 25-21, 25-21 to start the tournament on positive note.

In other matches of the day, league leaders Nepal APF Club thrashed Meghauli Sports Club 25-5, 25-9, 25-11 to win their fifth consecutive match. Another departmental side Nepal Police Club recorded double victories. They saw off Paramount Academy 25-14, 25-8, 25-8 and returned to beat Springdale Boarding School 25-12, 25-13, 25-11.

Similarly, Shree Gaun Sports Development Committee had a mixed day. They defeated Three Star Academy 25-13, 25-3, 25-15 in the first match before going down to Shivan New Diamond Academy 25-11, 25-15, 25-8 in next game.

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.


A version of this article appears in print on January 22, 2018 of The Himalayan Times.


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