KHAR, 25 December: The tribal sports gala began at the Bajaur Sports Complex here on Sunday.

More than 200 players from Bajuar, Mohmand and Khyber agencies are participating in event. They weill be competing in cricket, football, volleyball and badminton events.

On the opening day of the sports gala, a thrilling volley ball match was played between Mohmand agency and Khyber agency teams. Mohmand agency beat Khyber agency by 3-1.

Agency sports officer Naseem Javed Mufti announced at the inaugural ceremony that basketball and gymnastic academies would be established in Bajuar. The sports gala is being organized with the assistance of National Bank.