Damak seizes top honors at volleyball tournament


The Damak Volleyball Club, which is a local club from Damak Municipality of Jhapa district, clinched success in the final match of the eastern regional open volleyball tournament, Tuesday.

Damak Volleyball Club’s captain Teju Dhimal and LWF-Nepal’s Dhrubaraj Pandit (right)                                                 Picture courtesy : Dikesh Lama

The crucial final battle was played in Beldangi against Fans Club of the Bhutanese refugees. The Damak Volleyball Club squad posted 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-21 and 25-22) victory over the Fans Club and claimed the top honour of the tournament seizing a cash price of Rs 15,000.

Co-organizer Fans Club bagged Rs 10,000 in the tournament. The Pravat Kiran Youth Club was another organizer of the game.

Eastern Regional Coordinator of Lutheran World Federation – Nepal Dhrubaraj Pandi, Beldangi Camp Secretary Dhan Bir Subba, Khudunabari Camp Secretary T.R.Rai, and Camp Supervisor Dipak Niraula, among others distributed prizes, certificates and medals to players.

Altogether 12 teams from various places took part in the week-long tournament, informed Yubaraj Rai, captain of the Fans Club and former Camp Secretary of Timai camp.

Reported by Khem Prasad Dahal and Hari Kumar Dahal from Beldangi for BNS