Six teams compete for Hoa Lu-SGGP volleyball cup

The International Men’s Volleyball Tournament 2011 for the Hoa Lu – Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper Cup, will be held from March 1-6 at the Indoor Stadium in
Ninh Binh Province.

A press conference is held in Hanoi on February 25 to announce details of the upcoming International Men’s Volleyball Tournament 2011. (Photo: SGGP)

The six teams competing in the tournament include Long An, Sanest Khanh Hoa, Bien phong, the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group, Trang An Ninh Binh and the Lao National Team.

At a press conference in Hanoi on February 25, the organization board announced that prizes at the tournament will range from VND10 -70 million (US$500 – 3,500).

Attending the conference were representatives from Vietnam Volleyball Federation, SGGP Newspaper, Ninh Binh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, members of the volleyball teams and more than 40 reporters.

Sponsors for the event also attended the conference including Ocean Bank, PetroVietnam Gas, Thai Son Entertainment and Media Company and the Dai Nam Joint Stock Company.

The opening ceremony on March 1 will be televised on Vietnam Television along with live commentaries of all matches.

By Van Nghia, translated by Thanh Huong

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