Teams line up at the opening ceremony

A Bajaj Pulser motorcycle will be presented to the best player at the Mercantile Volleyball Tournament that spiked off at the Youth Centre ground in Maharagama on 5th September. All preliminary round matches were played on the first two days where 98 teams turned up.

The chief guest at the opening ceremony was Mahendra Jayasekera, the Managing Director of Lanka Tiles PLC, while the guests of honour were W.G.S. Erandika the Director General of the National Youth Service Council, and Mangala Perera the President of the Sri Lanka Mercantile Volleyball Association.

The final rounds of the tournament will be held on the 4th of October at the National Youth Centre Indoor Stadium in Maharagama.

Among the sponsors of the tournament are, Sunquick, Lanka Tiles, David Peiris, Brandix, MAS Linea Aqua, Link Samahan, Mobitel, NLB Power Lotto, Expo Lanka and Janashakthi.