Dhaka, Mar 7 (UNB) – Power Development Board (PDB), Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Ansar & VDP made flying start in the Walton Independence and National Day Volleyball Tournament.
They beat their rivals in respective matches on the opening day at the Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here on Thursday.
PDB SC beat Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) by straight 3-0 sets; Bangladesh Army defeated Bangladesh Navy also by the same margin while Ansar & VDP beat Police by 3-1 sets.
Four matches will be held on the second day.
Friday’s matches are: PDB vs Fire Services (8am), Army vs Police (9:30am), Air Force vs BKSP (3pm) and Navy vs Ansar (4:30pm).
Nine teams — Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, Bangladesh Air Force, Border Guard Bangladesh, Bangladesh Police, Bangladesh Ansar & VDP, Power Development Board, BKSP and Fire Service — are taking part in the week-long meet.
The champion team will get prize money of Tk 20,000, runners-up Tk 15,000 and the semifinalists Tk 10,000 each.