The VTV9 - Bình Điền International Women's Volleyball Tournament will start in Kiên Giang on May 11. — Photo 24h.com.vn
HÀ NỘI — The VTV9 - Bình Điền International Women's Volleyball Tournament is scheduled to be held in the southern province of Kiên Giang on May 11-19.
The event will attract the participation of eight teams including four teams from the US, China and Thailand.
According to the event’s draw, Bình Điền Long An, China’s Nanjin, Vietinbank and Thailand are in Group A, while BIP of the US, Sichuan of China, Lienvietpostbank and Đức Giang Hà Nội are in Group B.
They will compete in the round-robin format in the qualifying round. In the final round, the first and second teams of each group will enter the semi-finals, and two winning teams will advance to the final while the two others will vie for the third place.
The event will be aired live on VTV, SCTV and VTVCab.
The winner will walk away with a prize of US$15,000.
Since 2006, the VTV9 - Bình Điền International Women's Volleyball Tournament has become an international women's volleyball tournament organised by the Việt Nam Volleyball Federation, and sponsored by Việt Nam Television - VTV9 and Bình Điền Long An. — VNS