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Lien Viet, Maseco win volley titles

Update: November, 30/2015 - 08:16

Lien Viet Postbank squad.

HCM CITY (VNS) — Lien Viet Postbank's women and Maseco HCM City's men won the national volleyball titles on Saturday.

Lien Viet Postbank successfully defended their women's trophy by beating VTV Binh Dien Long An 25-20, 25-22, 27-25 in the final in Khanh Hoa Province.

It is the ninth time Lien Viet Postbank have won the title since the national tournament was first held in 2004.

It was the final game for legend Pham Thi Yen.

Yen who has played volleyball for 16 years and been a key player for club and country for nearly a decade.

Yen will take a coaching training course in Japan before returning to Viet Nam to start her new career.

In the men's event, Maseco HCM City came from behind to defeat Sanest Khanh Hoa 23-25, 24-26, 25-21, 25-21, 15-9 to win the title for the first time on home soil.

Sanest Khanh Hoa took silver, while the bronze went to Vinh Long. — VNS

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