Vinh Phuc province to host 2023 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship hinh anh 1
The Vietnamese women's volleyball team practices in Ninh Binh ahead of the 32nd SEA Games. (VFV)

It will bring together nine teams from host Vietnam, Iran, Japan, Taipei (China), Kazakhstan, Thailand, China, Mongolia and Hong Kong (China), said Tran Duc Phan, Deputy Director of the National Sports Administration (NSA) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

He called the tournament as key preparations for the Vietnamese women team to play at the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) slated for May in Cambodia.

Vietnam’s Sport Centre I and the eight others are divided into two groups, with the best to represent Asia to compete at a world tournament in China in December, said Phan, who is also Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Volleyball Federation and head of the organising committee.

Apart from the first, second and third prizes for teams, the Asian championship will honour outstanding players with eight titles.

Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Bui Hong Do said Vinh Phuc province has made thorough preparations for the event in terms of both infrastructure and security./. VNA