Vietnam faces robust group in 2022 Asian Ladies’s Volleyball Cup


Vietnam (in purple) will compete on the thirty first SEA Video games in Hanoi in Might. The staff will participate within the Asian Ladies’s Volleyball Cup to be held within the Philippines subsequent month. VNA/VNS Picture

Vietnam will compete within the 2022 Asian Ladies’s Volleyball Cup, also called the 2022 AVC Cup for Ladies, within the Philippines on 21–28 August.

Vietnam are in Group A with defending champions China, South Korea, Iran and the hosts.

Whereas the latter two are on the identical degree as Vietnam, China and South Korea, the thirty first SEA Video games runners-up may have larger challenges.

Vietnam defeated the Philippines 3–0 within the group spherical on the regional video games assembly in Might after a 3–1 win over Iran in World Volleyball Championship qualification.

China is the world’s main staff. He has gained the World Cup trophy 4 instances in 1981, 1985, 2003 and 2015. He topped the World Championships in 1982 and 1985 and dominated the Olympics in 1984, 2004 and 2016.

South Korea was one of many world’s main squads within the Seventies, Nineteen Nineties and 2010s, successful a bronze medal on the 1976 Montreal Olympics; and completed fourth within the 1972 Munich Olympics, 2012 London Olympics and 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

These two powerhouses competed in the latest Nations League 2022. China ranked sixth whereas South Korea ranked sixteenth.

Coach Nguyen Tuan Keit and his ladies might want to end within the high two of their group to achieve the semi-finals.

To make the job just a little tougher, the squad would not have a few of their finest athletes, together with opponents Nguyen Tho Bich Tuyen and Dang Kim Thanh, mid-blockers Dinh Thu Tra Giang and Libero Nguyen Khan Dang. These gamers are both injured or out because of private causes.

Vietnam This shall be Vietnam’s sixth cup match. His finest consequence was a fourth place in 2012.

In its final look in 2018, the staff completed fifth.

“It is a pity that a few of the finest gamers cannot be part of us on this marketing campaign. Plus, we have simply participated within the SEA Video games and Nationwide Championships. Gamers have sufficient time to relaxation and get better. No. So I believe, if they’ll play to 80 p.c of their potential, it is going to be effective,” stated coach Keats.

“I hope that our upcoming coaching camp in Thailand shall be helpful for us and we’ll do nicely within the upcoming tournaments,” he stated.

Supply: Vietnam Information


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