Nepal’s first volleyball league franchise to take place in November-December

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Kathmandu: Nepal Super League Volleyball, the first franchise volleyball tournament of men’s and women’s category in Nepal, will kick off from November 17 and run till December 17. The tournament is being organized by Nepal Sports and Event Management (NSEM).

The NSEM and Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) signed an agreement on Tuesday to conduct the league for 10 years. According to the agreement, the NVA will provide technical assistance, required manpower, covered halls, and will help manage international players; NSEM will manage the finance. The organizers will provide 30 percent of the profit to NVA.

“The main motive of this tournament is to develop the skills of young players and the status of national game,” said Ashrayata Karki Chaudhary, NSEM chairman, speaking at a function held in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Member secretary of the National Sports Council, Ramesh Silwal, congratulated the organizers.

“Such tournaments not only assist the players and coaches financially,” he said. “It also gives them a chance to explore and enhance their skill in the game.”