India makes short work of Macau in opening match of Asian Under-23 Women's Volleyball Championship
Nirmala leads the Indian squad to a quick one-hour and 12-minute rout of Macau. Freddie Dionisio

INDIA beat Macau, 25-10, 25-14, 25-19, on Friday to open hostilities in the Asian Under-23 Women’s Volleyball Championship at the Philsports Arena.

Nirmala scored 17 points and Muraleedharan Shyamala Poornina added 13 as India completed the first match in Pool A in just one hour and 12 minutes.

India will next face powerhouse China on Saturday.

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