Friday, February 3

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Four teams to vie for the title of KNP Nerolac Women’s volleyball
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Four teams to vie for the title of KNP Nerolac Women’s volleyball

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Four teams are set to vie for the title of the 6th KNP Nerolac National Women's Volleyball Championship starting from February 4 to 7. Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC), Nepal Armed Police Force Club (APF), Nepal Police Club (NPC), and Hongwanji New Diamond Youth Club will compete in the round-robin-styled championship organized by Sher Bahadur Khadka Memorial Foundation. After the completion of the round-robin, the top two teams will fight for the title, and the bottom two teams will play for third place. The winners of the championship will be rewarded with NRs. 3 Lakhs while the runners-up will purse NRs. 1.5 Lakhs. The team finishing third will receive NRs. 75 thousand and the Most Valuable Player of the tournament will be felicitated with NRs. ...
6th KNP Nerolac Women’s Volleyball to kick off on Saturday
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6th KNP Nerolac Women’s Volleyball to kick off on Saturday

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The sixth edition of the KNP Nerolac National Women's Volleyball Tournament is scheduled to kick off on Saturday. Sher Bahadur Khadka Memorial Foundation is organizing the tournament aiming to empower and enhance the capacity of women volleyball players. The tournament will be held from February 4 to 7 at NSC Covered Hall in Kathmandu. The foundation, which has been organizing the National Women's Volleyball Tournament every year since 2015, could not hold the tournament for the last three years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The foundation has roped in KNP Nerolac as the tournament's title sponsor. Gamli Khadka, Patron of the Foundation, and Manoj Kumar Mishra, Country Director of KNP Nerolec, penned down the sponsor agreement amidst a press c...
Gandaki keeps trophy home
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Gandaki keeps trophy home

Pokhara - Hosts Gandaki Province kept the trophy of the 3rd Tiger Cup International Invitation Club Volleyball Championship home edging Nepal APF Club at Pokhara Rangashala. The winners of the first edition - Gandaki defeated APF in a set of 3-2 to bag the trophy of the third edition of Tiger Cup. Gandaki, who lost the first set by 16-25, managed to win the second and third sets by 25-18 and 25-19. The cut-throat fourth set resulted in APF's favor as the departmental side silenced the home fans recording a 28-26 victory. Gandaki then hammered APF in the decisive fifth set by 15-8 to sparkle joy among the home fans collecting 5 points from the blocks. With the win, the men’s section winners – Gandaki pursed NRs. 5 Lakhs while the runners-up APF received NRs. 2.5 Lakhs. ...
APF defends title stunning Army
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APF defends title stunning Army

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Nepal APF Club defended the title of Tiger Cup International Invitation Club Volleyball Championship stunning Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) in the finale at Pokhara Rangashala. APF defeated TAC in a set of 3-1 to clinch the title of Tiger Cup for the second time in a row. APF remained the only team to finish the third edition of Tiger Cup undefeated. Beginning with a 25-20 win in the first set, APF lost the second by 22-25. APF dominated the third set and achieves a victory of 25-8. Further, APF beat TAC by 25-22 in the fourth set to defend the title of Tiger Cup. However, TAC finished the tourney remaining runners-up this edition as well. The women's section winners of the championship - APF pursed NRs. 5 Lakhs. Likewise, the runners-up TAC rece...
Pratibha named Best Foreign Player in Maldives
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Pratibha named Best Foreign Player in Maldives

By a Staff Reporter Nepal National Women Volleyball Team's spiker Pratibha Mali has been named Best Foreign Player in Maldives National Volleyball Tournament that concluded on Friday at Social Center Indoor Hall. After the completion of the 7th NVA National Volleyball Club Championship at Kathmandu, Pratibha flew toward the Maldives to compete in Maldives National Volleyball Tournament where she featured Club Wamco. Pratibha, who played a crucial role to help her team clinch the title of the tournament was named the Best Foreign Player. Pratibha was also adjudged the Player of the Match in Club Wamco's final outing against Club Volleyball. Club Wamco beat Club Volleyball in a set of 3-1. Winning the first set comfortably by 25-11, Club Wamco fell behind in the second ...
Gandaki stuns Army to meet APF in the finale
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Gandaki stuns Army to meet APF in the finale

By a Staff Reporter Hosts Gandaki Province stunned reigning champions Tribhuvan Club in a straight set to meet Nepal APF Club in the finale of the 3rd Tiger Cup International Invitation Club Volleyball Championship. Gandaki, who fought hard to register a 25-23 victory in the first and second sets, won the third set comfortably by 25-16. Gandaki now needs to defeat Nepal APF Club in order to defend the title. Earlier, in the first match under the men's event APF hammered their departmental rivals Nepal Police Club (NPC) in a straight set of 3-0. NPC posted 10, 21, and 18 past APF in the three sets. NPC won the only match against Sri Lankan side St. Joseph Watch Sports Club. TAC and NPC will now compete in the third-place match on Saturday. Likewise, in the women's event,...
New Diamond finishes third
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New Diamond finishes third

By a Staff Reporter Hongwanji New Diamond Sports Academy finished third in the 3rd Tiger Cup International Invitation Club Volleyball Championship crushing hosts Gandaki Province. New Diamond crushed hosts Gandaki in a straight set of 3-0 in a third-place match under the women's event at Pokhara Rangashala. New Diamond restricted Gandaki 25-19, 25-16, and 25-16 to finish third in the championship. The defeat means Gandaki Province concluded the championship winless. Gandaki played five matches overall (3 league matches, semi-final, and third place) and lost them all. On the other hand, New Diamond won two matches out of five. Both wins came against Gandaki Province. Along with the victory, New Diamond will purse NRs. 1 Lakh 25 thousand cash prize. Likewise, Gandaki Provinc...
Army sets final date with defending champions
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Army sets final date with defending champions

By a Staff Reporter Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) is all set to take on defending champions Nepal APF Club in the final of the 3rd Tiger Cup International Invitation Club Volleyball Championship. TAC defeated New Diamond Sports Academy in a set of 3-1 at Pokhara Rangashala. New Diamond who made a dream start by beating TAC 23-25, lost three sets further. TAC picked up the momentum winning the second set by 25-13. They then secured victories in the third and fourth sets limiting New Diamond to 22, and 12. Earlier, defending champions Nepal APF Club thrashed Gandaki Province in a straight set of 3-0 to march on to the final. APF restricted the hosts to 13, 17, and 21. With the victory, APF becomes the lone team to feature in the finals of every edition of the Tiger Cup. APF lost...
New Diamond suffers second defeat in a row
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New Diamond suffers second defeat in a row

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - New Diamond Sports Academy suffered second defeat in a row in an ongoing Tiger Cup National and International Open Club Championship at Pokhara. The departmental side Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) beat New Diamond in a straight set of 3-0 in the women's event on Tuesday. TAC won the sets comfortably by 25-10, 25-16, and 25-16. Likewise, Nepal Police Club (NPC) struggled to acquire victory over St Joseph Watch Sports Club and Nepal APF Club continued their unbeaten streak under the men's event of the championship. NPC, who lost the first two sets, made a superb comeback and won the match by 3-2 over St Joseph. NPC fell behind by 19-25, and 23-25 in the first two sets. However, NPC accelerated their pace and won the remaining sets by 25-23, 25-16...
TAC victorious over Sri Lankan side ST Joseph Watch Sports Club
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TAC victorious over Sri Lankan side ST Joseph Watch Sports Club

By a Staff Reporter Defending Champions Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) registered a victory over Sri Lankan side ST Joseph Watch Sports Club in an ongoing Tiger Cup at Pokhara. TAC won in a straight set of 3-0. ST Joseph Watch Sports Club scored 20, 17, and 10 past TAC in the first match under the men's event. Similarly, in the women's event, reigning champions Nepal APF Club trounced hosts Gandaki Province in a straight set. APF pocketed Gandaki scoring 25-11, 25-19, and 25-16 in a one-sided match. Furthermore, Nepal APF Club recorded the second win in a row defeating their departmental rivals Nepal Police Club (NPC) in a set of 3-1. APF, who won the first set by 25-19, lost the second by 21-25. However, APF won the third and fourth sets further by 25-19, and 25-18 to atop the...
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