1st Independence Day Open Volleyball Trophy-2019 begins

Our Correspondent
Noney, Aug 13 : The 1st Independence Day Open Volleyball Trophy-2019, organised by District Sports Association, Noney (Longmai) kicked off today at Longmai Common Ground, Noney Dist HQ in the presence of Napoleon Rongmei, DFO, Noney Forest Division; Dijuanreiyang Gonmei, Principal, Tengkonjang Hr Sec School and D Adai Chairman, Villages Council Longmai  Area (VCLA) as presidium members of the inaugural function.
 Altogether 12 teams from different districts of the State are taking part in the tournament.
The opening day of the tournament saw completion of 6 matches. NYCO (G-A) beat Noney Police-A in straight sets (25-15, 25-22) in the opening match  while the second match saw SYC, Khoupum Satudai overcome Tengkonjang Y/C in the similar fashion (25-8, 25-15). In the third match, Tengkonjang Hr Sec School beat Longmai-1 Y/C 26-24, 25-18 before KYLSC, Kachikhul beat Noney Police-B 25-9, 25-17 in the fourth match.
The  fifth match saw NYCO (A) seal a 25-10, 25-13 win against Noney Police-B while Tamlok Youth Club registered a  25-15, 25-19 win against Tengkonjang Y/C.