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Volleyball league takes off for first time in Mannar

The Mannar Volleyball Premier League was inaugurated this week, marking the first time that it is taking place in the district, with as many as 96 club players and international standard referees taking part.

The league will see eight teams playing matches throughout October, and aims to showcase and uplift the standard of volleyball in the region.

Several senior figures, including parliamentarians and sports officials, were present at the inauguration ceremony where the teams and their kits were unveiled.

Organisers hope that the league will be able to take place annually.


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