PESHAWAR, 24 February: The Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan (AWKUM) has won the inter-universities volleyball tournament which concluded at the Qayum Sports Complex here on Friday.

The final of the tournament was played between AWKUM team and University of Peshawar (UoP) in which the former beat the later by 3-1 sets.

Earlier, AWKUM team had beaten University of Engineering (UET) Peshawar team while the UoP had defeated the Agriculture University Peshawar team in the semi finals.

As many as 15 teams from different public and private sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa participated in the event which continued for two days.

The universities’ students hailed the holding of the event and said it should be organized on regular basis. They said that regular holding of sports events would help in hunting talent for national and international competitions.