Kunar volleyball contest ‘Peace Cup’ promotes peace


KUNAR: A volleyball tournament was organized under the title of peace in eastern Kunar province to promote peace and prosperity and spread awareness in this regard. 
The Narang team won the peace tournament that was initiated a few days ago in the Narang district and came to an end on Saturday.
Hundreds of volleyball fans and Kunar Deputy Governor Wasifullah Wasifi attended the finale.
Wasifi thanked the organizers of the tournament and encouraged the youth to work for prosperity and peace, emphasizing young people’s practical efforts on the path to development. 
He said sports were crucial for maintaining good relations and unity among the youth as he pledged the gubernatorial office’s cooperation for further development.
Mohammad Shoaib Hammad, head of the Kunar Sports Department’s volleyball federation, said the competition aimed to select strong players from under 19 teams and promote them to provincial teams. 
The tournament started a few days ago between the teams of the capital and 15 districts. The final match was played between the team of Narang and Saokai.