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VTV International women’s volleyball cup to start

Update: July, 27/2018 - 08:10
Việt Nam national women’s volleyball team. — Photo mediacdn.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The VTV International Women’s Volleyball Cup will run from August 4-11 at Hà Tĩnh Gymnasium in the central province of Hà Tĩnh.

The tournament features eight teams, including Altay of Kazakhstan, Yunnan of China, and North Korea.

Việt Nam’s national team are in Group A with Altay, Yunnan and Hokkaido University of Japan, while Việt Nam U19 are in Group B with North Korea, Sichuan of China and National Chinese Taipei University

The teams will play under a round-robin format to select the top four teams to progress to the semi-finals.

The cup is an annual event initiated by the Vietnam Volleyball Federation and Vietnam Television in 2004. This year’s event is sponsored by Vietnamese steel giant Hoa Sen Group.

The event is a warm-up for Việt Nam in preparation for the Asian Games in Indonesia next month. — VNS

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