|Việt Nam takes on Uzbekistan in the opening match of Group B of the Asian Women’s U23 Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. — Photo tuoitre.vn |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam crushed Uzbekistan 3-0 in the opening Group B match of the ongoing 2017 Asian Women’s U23 Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
Japanese-born coach Irisawa Hidehiro used his best players for this match including Trần Thị Thanh Thúy, Nguyễn Thị Trinh and Đặng Thị Kim Thanh, and they quickly won their rival 25-14, 25-17, 25-16.
This year’s event has attracted the participation of 13 teams divided into four groups, competing in a round robin format.
The tournament will serve as the Asian qualifiers for the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U23 World Championship held in Ljubljana and Maribor, Slovenia with the top two ranked teams qualifying for the world championship. — VNS