Quang Nam to host int’l women’s volleyball tournamentFriday, August 2,2019
AsemconnectVietnam - The International Women’s Volleyball Tournament - VTV Hoa Sen Sheet Metal Cup - will be held from August 3-11 in central Quang Nam province with the participation of seven clubs.
The national team of Vietnam are in Group A with Altay club from Kazakhstan and National Taipei University. Group B includes NEC Club of Japan, Fujian from China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korean (DPRK) and Australian national teams.
They will compete in a round robin format in the group stage, with the two top teams straight through to the semi-finals.
The second-placed team of Group A will face the third-placed team of Group B in the first quarter-final match, and second-placed team of Group B will meet the third-placed team of Group A in the second quarter-final.
According to the organisers, this competition format will give all teams more chances to play.
The champions will receive 10,000 USD, while the first runners-up will get 7,000 USD and the second runners-up will have 5,000 USD.
The organisers will also present awards for fair-play team and best individuals.
Last year, Vietnam beat DPRK 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-15) to take the trophy.
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