Wednesday, June 12

Nepal Fails to Qualify for the Final of CAVA Women’s Challenge Cup

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – Nepal fell short of qualifying for the final of the CAVA Women’s Challenge Cup, suffering a defeat against Kazakhstan. The match took place at the NSC Covered Hall on Friday, leaving the home team disheartened.

Despite putting up a valiant fight, Nepal succumbed to a 3-2 defeat against Kazakhstan. The game began with Nepal displaying a strong fighting spirit but ultimately losing the first set by a close margin of 28-30. Although Nepal initially trailed behind, they managed to seize a momentary lead of 18-15.

However, the tide seemed to turn in Nepal’s favor as they won the subsequent two sets convincingly, with scores of 25-16 and 25-15, respectively. The team appeared to be moving closer to victory. Unfortunately, Nepal struggled to maintain their momentum in the fourth set, resulting in an 18-25 deficit.

Regrettably, Nepal’s performance took a nosedive in the fifth and final set, losing it by a significant margin of 7-15. With this defeat, Nepal will now battle for third place against Uzbekistan. On the other hand, Kazakhstan will face India in the tournament’s finale. Both matches are scheduled to take place on Sunday.

This loss comes as a setback for Nepal’s aspirations in the CAVA Women’s Challenge Cup, but the team remains determined to give their all in the fight for third place.

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