File image of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
File image of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju congratulates India volleyball team for securing victory over Pakistan

The championship is being held in Myanmar and will conclude on Sunday.
New Delhi | By ANI
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 10:54 PM IST

Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday congratulated India’s U-23 volleyball team for registering a 21-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-18 win over Pakistan to secure a final spot in the Asian U-23 Volleyball Championships. Rijiju took to Twitter and congratulated India for their ‘terrific victory’.

“India’s U-23 volleyball team scored a terrific victory as they came from a set behind to beat Pakistan 21-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-18 and reach the final of the Asian U-23 Volleyball Championships in Myanmar. @KirenRijiju congratulates the team on this impressive win,” he tweeted.  

India made a solid comeback in the game after losing the first set by 21-25. India dominated in the second set and won the set by 25-16.

The third and fourth set also concluded in the same away with India winning the set by 25-22 and 25-18 respectively. The championship is being held in Myanmar and will conclude on Sunday.

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