Chennai Leg of RuPay Pro Volleyball League all set to begin as Chennai Spartans face U Mumba Volley
Chennai, February 15th 2019: Chennai Spartans, with their last two matches of the league stage left will be facing U Mumba Volley on the opening day of the Chennai leg of RuPay Pro Volleyball League at the Nehru Indoor Stadium on Saturday.<br> <br>Chennai Spartans have won one of their three matches in league stage going down 4-1 and 3-2 to Calicut Heroes and Kochi Blue Spikers respectively. Their only win has come in the form Black Hawks Hyderabad with a score line of 4-1.<br> <br>Ahead of the match, MH Kumara, Head Coach, Chennai Spartans said “We are home and we are looking forward to just going into the match with one objective that is of winning. The home support will certainly lift our morale. I am also glad that Rudy Verhoeff has come of age in this league and have been leading the team from the front with his game and international experience.”<br> <br>The league, which is an initiative of Baseline Ventures and Volleyball Federation of India, began on February 2.<br> <br>U Mumba has no other option, as they have to win both their matches in order to stay in the competition. Having lost all their three matches now the fate of their team is only lying in their hands.<br> <br>Pritam Singh Chauhan, Head Coach of U Mumba Volley felt that having one clear objective can actually benefit them in the last two matches. “Losing isn’t an option anymore for us as we have to make sure that we win both our matches. Chennai will have the home advantage with the local crowd supporting them but we can’t allow that affect our determination to win against them.”<br> <br>The live broadcast of the match will start on SONY SIX and SONY TEN 3 and live streaming will be done on SONY LIV from 6:50 PM IST on Feb 16th 2019.
RuPay Pro Volleyball League
An initiative of Baseline Ventures India Pvt. Ltd and Volleyball Federation of India, RuPay Pro Volleyball League aims to transform the sporting landscape of the country by elevating the world’s fifth most popular sport to the league of the most followed sports in the coming times. The first season of the league will see 6 teams playing a total of 18 matches in Chennai and Kochi, and will be broadcasted on Sony Six, Sony Ten 3 and online platform Sony Liv.
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