POONCH, OCT 11: District Poonch Volleyball Championship, organized by the district unit under the aegis of Volleyball Association of J&K, got underway at Sports Stadium, here. The competition was declared open by Salim Banday, AEE, PHE Division Poonch. As many as 4 matches were decided on the inaugural day with Pinto Club, Ajote Club, Raza ul Aloom and Manjeet Club winning the ties.
(Results) Pinto Club beat Dara Dullian by 2-0 (25-18, 25-16); Ajote Club beat Dungus Club by 2-1 (25-23, 22-25, 15-13); Raza ul Aloom beat Kuniyian Club by 2-1 (25-21, 23-25, 15-10); Manjeet Club beat Raza ul Aloom Islamia by 2-0 (25-16, 25-18). The opening day matches were officiated by a technical panel comprising DK Sharma, Ram Parkash, Davinder Singh, Bal Krishan, Abdul Majeed Dar and Nazakat Hussain Shah. The championship is being held under the overall supervision of Incharge Sports Stadium, Poonch, Nirdosh Kumar.