By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Mar 24 : The 16th Shree Karam Biramani Singh Memorial Inter Village Open Volleyball Tournament kicked off today at Lilong Chajing Mairenkhong.
14 teams clubbed into 4 groups are taking part in this tournament which will run till March 28.
In the Group A opening match staged today, TRYVC, Nagaram beat IGO, Oinam by 3-1 sets.
After getting off to a good start TRYVC faltered in the third set but staged a good comeback later on to carve out a 25-17, 25-11, 19-25, 25-17 win.
Later in the Group B opener, hosts MRC (Mairenkhong Rising Club) thrashed SCYC, Senjam Chirang 25-9, 25-11, 25-14.
Meanwhile, in the Group C league matches staged later in the day, SYC, Satudai edged past YDA, Phoubakchao 25-12, 19-25, 25-15, 26-24 and LCL, Leiphrakpam drubbed YPA, Hiranmei 25-18, 25-18, 25-20.
On the other hand, KYLSC, Kachikhul beat BSO, Top Siphai 25-23, 27-25, 25-17 and SDC, Shamurou downed YDC, Yairipok Khoirom 25-21, 25-20, 26-24 in the Group D league matches.