VTV Women’s Volleyball Cup opens in Bac Ninh

Sunday, 2014-05-18 15:11:06
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The opening ceremony is followed by a match between Vietnamese and Thai teams.
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Nhan Dan Online – The 2014 VTV International Women’s Volleyball Cup opened on May 17 in the northern province of Bac Ninh.

This year’s tournament drew the participation of one local team and five interantional teams from Thailand, Australia, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kazakhstan and China.

The six teams will play in a round-robin format, from which the top four teams will advance to the semi-finals. The tournament will conclude with the bronze medal and championship games.

According to the organising board, most of the Vietnamese team’s members are young and the tournament is an opportunity for the young players to compete and gain experience. Volleyball talents are expected to be discovered at the tournament.

All matches will be broadcast live on VTV6 and VTV6 HD.