CAVA Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup: India to face Kazakhstan in Kathmandu on Sunday
India and Kazakhstan are set up for the final clash of the two unbeaten teams in CAVA Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup in Kathmandu on Sunday.
India, which picked up the silver medal at the last year’s AVC Women’s Challenger Cup in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, fielded a strong lineup led by Soorya and Anushree in their crucial match against Uzbekistan yesterday.
In the match, India attacked effectively against Uzbekistan at the net to capture the easy set 25-15, match and final berth. Contesting the semifinal encounters, unbeaten Kazakhstan struggled hard to beat Nepal in hard-fought five-set thriller 30-28, 16-25, 15-25, 25-18, 15-7.
Maldives and Bangladesh contested the 7th-8th place playoff, with Kyrgyzstan challenging Sri Lanka for the 5th position. The final showdown and the third-place playoff match will be held on Sunday, the final day of the tournament.