A Ibomcha Memorial Veteran Volleyball tourney begins
By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, May 22 : The Second edition of A Ibomcha Memorial Veteran Volleyball Tournament 2019 organised by Loitang Leikinthabi Youth Club kicked off today at its volleyball court with a total of 6 teams clustered into two pools taking part in it.
LLYC, Loitang Leikinthabi, Khukhul and Naorem teams are drawn together in Pool A while DVA Thoubal, Imphal and Mayai Lambi teams are grouped in Pool B.
The opening match of the tournament saw MLV, Mayai Lambi seal a 3-1 sets win against DVA, Thoubal. MLV took off the game on a flying note to seal the first two sets but lost the third set as DVA put up a good show trying to make their way back. MLV however did not allow their revival and finished the game 25-21, 25-20, 19-25, 25-21.
Khurkhul will meet LLYC, Loitang Leikinthabi in the Pool A opener tomorrow at 7 am while DVA Thoubal will meet Imphal East team in the next Pool B fixture latter at 3 pm.