India to host Volleyball Club World Championships for first time ever

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New Delhi: India will host the Volleyball Men's Club World Championships for two years, announced FIVB, the international governing body, on Tuesday.

The world championships will be held in partnership with Prime Volleyball League. The winners of PVL will play top clubs from other nations in the championships.

This year's club world championship is expected to be held between December 6 and 10. The host city is yet to be announced. The Prime Volleyball League will begin on Saturday. The season will run till March 5 and games will be played at Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kochi.

FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça said: "The FIVB is delighted to bring the best of men’s club volleyball to India for the first time ever. With the top clubs in the world, including the host nation, taking part, fans in India and around the world can be assured of thrilling volleyball action and incredible athlete performances.”

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