Wheelchair Basketball Tournament From Saturday

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A non-profitable organisation named ‘ENGAGE’ is organizing the second edition of the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League from May 27.

“The premier wheelchair basketball tournament will feature 10 teams — six in men’s and four in women’s category. The participating teams will play against each other at various college and school courts and top four will make it to the semi-finals,” informed organizers.

The top three teams will pocket Rs 20,000, Rs 16,000 and Rs 12,000 in men’s section, while winners in women’s category will receive Rs 16,000, Rs 12,000 and Rs 8,000 respectively. Likewise, the Most Valuable Players will be rewarded with Rs 5,000, while the highest scorer will also receive Rs 3,500.

Turkish Airlines is the main sponsor of the tournament. The event is also supported by the Government of Nepal, Embassy of Switzerland, NSCISA, CBM, MSI & SPN, AYON, the Duke of Edinburgh International Awards, Lions Club International, IME Group, D-Lifestyles, Civil Bank and Hero.


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