ISLAMABAD – Defending cha-mpions Wapda, Navy, Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF) and Army started their 49th National Volleyball Championship 2016 campaign on winning note here at Liaqat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex on Thursday. Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) secretary Capt (R) M Ali Gardezi was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony, while Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) chairman Ch M Yaqoob, Tahir Yaqoob Bhatti along with others were also present on the occasion. Wapda played well Fata and won the first set 25-14, second 25-15 and third 25-15. In the second match of the day, Navy thrashed Sindh 25-5, 25-10, 25-7 while Navy outplayed Sindh. In the third match, POF beat Balochistan 25-11, 27-25, 25-20 while in the fourth match, Army downed Railways 25-22, 25-22, 25-16, 25-13.