RAJOURI, May 30: Host Bagnoti Volleyball Club lifted the title trophy of the Open Volleyball Tournament, organised by Shaheed Manjit Singh Volleyball Club Poonch, supervised by Tariq Khan, under the aegis of Volleyball Association of Jammu and Kashmir at Bagnoti, here today.
Eight teams from Rajouri district took part in this three-day competition. “The event was organised to encourage young players of the district by way of providing them a platform to excel,” said chairman, Shaheed Manjit Singh Club, Mohd Tariq.
Earlier, in the title clash, Bagnoti Club defeated Manjidara Club 3-1 (25-21, 18-25, 25-20, 25-23).
In the final and prize distribution function, Chief Executive Officer of the VAJK, Kuldeep Mangotra was chief guest, who gave away trophies to winners and runners up trophies as also other individual prizes.
“On behalf of Volleyball Association, I congratulate the organisers of Bagnoti Volleyball Championship for smooth conduct of the event despite disturbance on border,” said Kuldip Magotra.
Meanwhile, the locals and mambers of the organising committee expressed their thanks to Mohd Tariq. Prominent among those present were Kesho Ram, Vinod Sharma, Danish Kumar and Sarpanch Mohd Arshad.