Turkmen clinch Asian Men's Volleyball tittle

Bangladesh runners-up in Asian Men's Volleyball

Kalerkantho Online   

27 April, 2018 19:07 PM

Bangladesh runners-up in Asian Men's Volleyball

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Turkmenistan Volleyball team has clinched the title of six-nation Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship, beating host Bangladesh by 3-1 sets in Dhaka on Friday afternoon.

The title-deciding final has kicked off at 3 pm at the Shaheed Suhrawardy National Indoor Stadium today.

Earlier, Bangladesh eliminated Kyrgyzstan by 3-2 sets to reach final in the keenly contested second semifinal while Turkmenistan smartly booked a seat for the title-deciding final outplaying Himalayan nation Nepal by straight 3-0 sets in the first semifinal.

In December 2016, Bangladesh had clinched the title of Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men's Central Zone International Volleyball Championship with a straight 3-0 sets win over favourites Kyrgyzstan.