Pakistan Defeat Turkmenistan to Win CAVA Nation’s Volleyball League Final

Sat May 18 2024
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan defeated Turkmenistan in the final of the Central Asian Volleyball Association (CAVA) Nation’s Volleyball League at the Liaquat Gymnasium in Islamabad, Pakistan on Friday.

Pakistan claimed a 3-1 win with the set scores of 25-21, 25-19, 20-25, and 25-14. The home side showcased strong offensive and defensive strategies, securing early leads in the first two sets.

Turkmenistan made a comeback in the third set, taking it 25-20. However, Pakistan regained control in the fourth set, decisively winning 25-14 to clinch the match.

Earlier, Kyrgyzstan won the third-place game by defeating Sri Lanka 3-1. Kyrgyzstan had kept dominance in the first two sets, claiming by 25-20 and 25-17.

But, the Lankans made a comeback and claimed the third set by 20-25. Furthermore, Kyrgyzstan had the fourth set by a margin of 25-23.

It must be noted Pakistan remained unbeaten throughout the competition, beating every team in the competition.

Pakistan overcame Iran with a 3-1 victory to register their consecutive fifth win on May 16. The set scores were 25-18, 23-25, 25-16, and 25-20, showcasing Pakistan’s strong performance. They made a place in the final on May 15 after beating Kyrgyzstan 3-0 in their fourth match

They defeated Afghanistan in their opening match on May 11 by 3-0. Their second win in the tournament came against Sri Lanka as the team defeated their opponents 3-0 on May 12, Sunday. They won the third match by 3-1 against Turkmenistan on May 13.

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