Int’l volleyball championship starts this month

By Hoang Quynh, Thanh Nien News

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Lienvietpost Bank will defend their reigning champion at the VTV-Binh Dien International Women's Volleyball Championship. Photo: Minh Tu Lienvietpost Bank will defend their reigning champion at the VTV-Binh Dien International Women's Volleyball Championship. Photo: Minh Tu
Vietnam's most prestigious women's volleyball event will return this month, with organizers promising, besides exciting matches, a contest to select the players who look best donning the traditional tunic áo dài.
The 2015 VTV-Binh Dien International Women’s Volleyball Championship will take place in Quang Tri Province during March 21-29 with four local and nine foreign clubs competing in two groups.
Group A include VTV Binh Dien Long An, Tien Nong Thanh Hoa, North Korea’s April 25, Japan’s Tenri University, and Malaysian national team.
Group B include Lienvietpost Bank, Vietinbank, China’s Fukien, Kazakhstan’s Astana Club.
The event's prizes total more than US$43,000, with the winners taking home $15,000, not to mention individual prizes.

Each player will receive a gift áo dài. The two winners of the áo dài contest will be awarded US$500 each.

All matches will be broadcast live on national television channels.

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