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Pakistan struggles to win against Sri Lanka in Volleyball event of 13th South Asian Games

Pakistan Men's Volleyball team registered their second victory over Sri-Lanka today by 3-1 in their second group B match of Volleyball event at 13th South Asian Games which are being held in Kathmandu, Nepal.


Pakistan Men's Volleyball team was up against Sri-Lanka in their second group B game where the green side had to struggle to grab their second victory.  

An upset was on the cards as Sri-Lanka won the first set after a competitive battle by 30-28.

However, Pakistan discovered its flame in the second set winning it comfortably 25-18.

They did not let up after that as they dominated Sri-Lanka for the remainder of the game winning two consecutive sets to take the tie in 4 sets.

The final scoreline of the match stood 28-30, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 in favor of Pakistan.  

Earlier, the green shirts marked their first victory against Maldives by completely thrashing them 3-0.

Pakistan Men's Volleyball squad comprises of top 16 players who are accompanied by two officials. Aimal Khan is leading the Pakistani volleyball team at the regional extravaganza.

Men's Squad: Abdullah, Mubashir Raza, Mohammad Idrees, Mohammad Kashif Naved, Murad, Abdul Zaheer, Fahad Raza, Nasir Ali, Usman Faryad Ali, Farooq Haider, Hamid Yazman, Mohammad Usman.

Officials: Kim Kyoung-Hoon (Head Coach), Mazhar Hussain (Assistant Coach), Sardar Mohammad Khan (Manager).

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