Chennai Spartans take on Ahmedabad Defenders in their last league match of RuPay Pro Volleyball League
Chennai, February 16th 2019: Chennai Spartans, will be playing their last match of the league stage of the RuPay Pro Volleyball League against the Ahmedabad Defenders at the Nehru Indoor Stadium on Sunday.<br><br> <br><br>Playing back to back on 16th and 17th February, Chennai will be looking to ensure that they are in a comfortable position going into the match against Ahmedabad with a win over U Mumba Volley on Saturday.<br><br> <br><br>Ahead of the match, Shelton Moses, Captain, Chennai Spartans said “We won’t be taking any match lightly because even if we win against U Mumba, a win against Ahmedabad will only help us carry the momentum forward into the playoffs.”<br><br> <br><br>The league, which is an initiative of Baseline Ventures and Volleyball Federation of India, began on February 2.<br><br> <br><br>Ahmedabad Defenders have been going through a rough patch and are placed last in the points table. Their team conceded too many points on errors against Calicut in their last match at Kochi. Ahmedabad also lost the competitive edge during the last two sets of the match as they went down easily 15-9 and 15-8.<br><br> <br><br>Ranjit Singh, Captain of Ahmedabad Defenders felt that the team now has to play for pride and try and register a win in the league. “We have to win our matches now. If we don’t end up doing that, we might be the only team who wouldn’t have had a single win under their belt. More than qualifying it is now a matter of pride for us.”<br><br> <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 17th 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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