A match after the opening ceremony

Lasting until August 31, the tournament sees 10 Vietnamese and foreign teams (five male and five female) competing in a round-robin format, with the best two selected for the final game.

The prizes are worth VND 600 million (USD 25,835) in total, doubling that of 2018. Of the sum, the champion will pocket VND 150 million.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lu Quang Ngoi said the event is an opportunity for Vinh Long to prepare for the year-end national volleyball championship and enhance its international friendship, exchanges and cooperation.

Earlier the same day, three matches of both female and male categories took place, with Vietnamese teams beating their competitors from Malaysia, China and Cambodia.

Source: VNA