One day volleyball tournament in NH


Om Basnet, a lead member of the organizing committee of interstate volleyball tournament was curious, excited and exuberant about the game.

Players in action
Players in action/Photo: CM Niroula

Bringing their culture and tradition to greater community, they keep on their culture, tradition and their values along with their sportsmanship in this country. By means of organizing a non-profit to help acclimatizing to new world, these people feel they can do more for the community and the coming generation.

Youth council, the youth wing of Bhutanese community of NH, organized one day interstate volleyball tournament on September 5 in southern New Hampshire university stadium, 2500 N River road. Fourteen teams from different states joined the indoor tournament.

The final match
The final match/Photo: CM Niroula

Talking to BNS, Executive director of Bhutanese community of Mass-Worcester, Nandu Mishra said,” I haven’t been lucky enough to watch such a organized tournament after I get resettled.”

The guest players of different states, spectators, and participants talked about the organizing capacity of NH youths who openly appreciated the effort. They all applauded for the well-managed game.

Heman Pulami a player from Lowell talked to BNS,”I feel so welcomed and honored to participate in the game organized by youth of this community, I am truly their fan and got encouraged to see their management skill.”

The final match was won by Vermont Trinity against BCM-Worcester by 25:20 and 25:24. Sarbajit Magar from Vermont trinity was declared as man of series.

Winner and runner teams were awarded trophy, individual medal, certificates and cash prize. The Umpires were also awarded with trophies and certificate and volunteers were honored with certificate by the youth council.

There were around six hundred audience for the game, who attended from different states and cities.

Tika Achraya, executive director of Bhutanese community of NH, thanked all participants, audiences, sponsors and community youth for their success of hard work.