Sunday, 21 July, 2024

Nepal defeats Maldives, registers second consecutive win


Kathmandu, Dec 24: Nepal has registered its second consecutive victory towards the women category in AVC Asian Central Zone Women's and Men's Volleyball Championship. The Championship is taking place in Bangladesh.    

Nepal won the match today by defeating the Maldives in a straight-set match held at Saheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium located at Dhaka Mirpur. Nepal defeated the Maldives in a straight-set 25-11, 25-9 and 25-5.    

Nepal had registered its first victory by defeating Sri Lanka in 3-2 sets in the first match held on Thursday.    

With the second consecutive win, there is a strong chance of Nepal reaching the final. Nepal will play against host Bangladesh on Saturday. Six different countries-- Bangladesh, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan have been participating under the women category in the championship.    

Two teams getting the highest positions in the championship would compete in the final.    

Similarly, Nepal is playing against Uzbekistan today under the men's category. The match is scheduled for 5:45 pm Nepal time.    

Five different countries—Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan have participated under the men category in the championship.