Dialog 4G Home Broadband Powers first Asian Volleyball Championship to be hosted in Sri Lanka

15 August 2018         Colombo



Unveiling the coveted trophy for the AVC 1st Men's Challenge Cup. (L-R) Navin Pieris - Head of Broadband and Fixed Telecommunications, Dialog Axiata PLC, Amali Nanayakkara, Group Chief Marketing Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC, Hon. Faiszer Musthapha - Minister of Sports and Provincial Councils and Local Government, Hon. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya – Minister of Power and Renewable Energy & President, Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation and A.S Nalaka - General Secretary, Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation.

The 2018 edition of the AVC 1st Men's Challenge Cup is powered by Ultra High Speed, Dialog 4G Home Broadband as the principal sponsor, and will be held at the Sugathadasa International Stadium in Colombo, in September. The tourney will be the first time Sri Lanka will host an Asian volleyball championship.

The Asian Volleyball Tournament 2018 will spike off on the 15th September, while the grand final will be worked off on 22nd September at the same venue under the auspices of His Excellency, President Maithripala Sirisena.

In this year's tourney teams from across eight countries including Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, Mongolia and Iraq will battle it out with each other to secure top honours in the Asian region.