POKHARA: Nepal APF Club and New Diamond Academy started the fourth Nava Adarsha Cup National Women’s Volleyball Tournament with wins here on Monday.

In the opening match of the tournament, APF defeated Western Region 25-19, 25-17, 25-16, before registering a 25-3, 25-3, 25-9 victory over Rupandehi District Sports Development.

Defending champions New Diamond beat Tribhuvan Army Club 25-20, 21-25, 25-12, 25-22. Top two teams will receive Rs 50,000 and Rs 30,000 respectively, while the third and fourth-placed sides will get Rs 15,000 each.