Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2018 – Results

Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance’s Athletic Committee successfully held its fifth annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball Tournament in partnership with the Canadian Tamil Sports Association. This Challenge Cup Volleyball Tournament took place Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Toronto Pan Am Centre.

CTYA would like to congratulate and recognize all the participating teams. All teams played with great team spirit and sportsmanship, and made the 5th Annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball tournament an event to remember. This year’s finals showcased a great match between High Flyers and Jarvis. After an extremely tight game, the High Flyers prevailed as the winners.

Awards for best players were presented; each one being representative of Tamil Eelam’s National symbols: Vaahai being the national Tree; Siruththai being the national animal; Karthigai poo being the national flower and Chenbagam being the national bird.

The Most Valuable Player award was awarded to Thayaparan Somasundaram from High Flyers. The Vaahai award was presented to the best setter of the tournament, Hellinic DePaul from High Flyers. The Chenbagam award was presented to the best defensive player of the tournament, Nigel Baldeu from High Flyers. The Karthigai poo award was presented to the player with the best sportsmanship which was Karan Vigneswaramoorthy from Jarvis. Finally the Siruthai award was presented to Shikaeb Rahi Soratgar from Jarvis, for being the best striker of the series.


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