Vietnam win VTV volleyball cup

An attack from the Vietnam team (far)

The women’s volleyball team of Vietnam defeated Ukraine’s Technocom 3-0 in the final of the International Women’s Tournament-VTV Cup in Buon Ma Thuot City on August 22.

Vietnam won by 25-23, 27-25 and 25-23 in the game.

The women from Ukraine were higher than the Vietnamese but their attacks could not help them win.

In the first set Vietnam won 25-23 when Ngoc Hoa scored the match point with her quick smash.

In the second set, Technocom went ahead 24-23, but the Vietnamese women finished 27-25 in the end.

In the third set, Vietnam edged the guests 25-23.

In the knock-out for the third position, China’s Guangdong beat Thailand’s Phuket 3-0.

Australia won the fair-play title while VTV Binh Dien Long An of Vietnam earned the consolation prize.

By C. Hoan, translated by Quang Tri

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