Wednesday, June 19

Kantipur Television to broadcast CAVA Challenge Cup live along with HamroKhelkud

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – The biggest international volleyball tournament to be held in Nepal, the Cava Women’s Volleyball Challenge Cup 2023, will also be broadcasted live on Kantipur Television. a subsidiary of Sudip Media and Events Pvt. Ltd which holds the broadcasting rights of the Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) has inked a year-long broadcasting agreement with Kantipur Television. Kantipur’s CEO Shishir Pachai and HamroKhelkud’s Editior Prakash Timalsina signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday.

With this, the tournaments organized by the NVA will be broadcasted live on Kantipur TV’s Platform and digitally on

Hosted by NVA, the CAVA Challenge Cup will take place from the 22nd of May to the 28th at the NSC Covered Hall in Tripureshwor, featuring eight teams from Central Asia.

Nepal and India find themselves in Group ‘A’, alongside Bangladesh and Kyrgyzstan. Meanwhile, Group ‘B’ includes Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Kazakhstan.

Jan De Brandt, the newly appointed head coach, is currently training the 21-member preliminary squad of Nepal for the tournament.

Nepal will face India after four years after their last encounter in the finals of the 13th South Asian Games, where Nepal lost in a set of 3-2 India.

Despite this, Nepal has a successful record, having won the title of AVC Central Zone twice. With strong teams like India, Sri Lanka, and Kazakhstan participating, the tournament promises to be exciting. HamroKhelkud’s YouTube channel will live broadcast the matches live.

Preliminary squad:

Aruna Shahi (Gandaki), Saraswati Chaudhary (APF), Niruta Thagunna (APF), Kabita Bhatta (APF), Puja Chaudhary (APF), Pratibha Mali (NDA), Salina Shrestha (NDA), Pragati Nath (NDA), Rima Kunwar (NDA), Salina Budha Magar (NDA), Sumitra Ghimire (NDA), Kripa Adhikari (TAC), Sunita Khadka (TAC), Safiya Pun (TAC), Saraswati Jaishi (TAC), Sangam Mahato (TAC), Usha Bhandari (NPC), Kamana Bista (NPC), Punam Chand (NPC), Shantikala Tamang (NPC).

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