APF and Police to vie for volleyball title

Published On: June 29, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 29:Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Nepal Police Club will vie for the title of the Yeti Flooring National Women's Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday.

The final between the two departmental teams was confirmed after both the teams won their semifinal match at the covered hall of National Sports Council, Tripureshwar in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

APF defeated New Diamond Academy, while Police edged past Western Region in three straight sets.

APF made a convincing start by claiming the first set 25-15 against New Diamond that fielded three debutants in the match.

The second set was quite competitive as APF had to struggle till the last moment to win it 25-21. At a moment the score was level on 19-19. However APF, having experienced players, dominated the opponent in the dying moments.

The third set was also competitive at the beginning with both the sides in same tempo till the score was 11-11. However, APF made quick progress to win the set 25-17 and secure a place in the final.

Similarly, Police struggled in the first set to claim it 25-18, but claimed the second set comfortably 25-12. In the third set, Western made Police toil hard to win it 25-22.
Meanwhile, the third place match between New Diamond and Western will also be played on Wednesday.

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