Huệ recalled to national volleyball team

日期:2024-03-20 12:38:09  作者:奉曼冬

Huệ recalled to national volleyball team

Volleyballer Phạm Thị Kim Huệ. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — Vietinbank volleyballer Phạm Thị Kim Huệ has been called up to the national team for the  二0 一 六 Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for which will be held from September  一 四- 二0 in Vĩnh Yên City in the northern province of Vĩnh Phúc.

Huệ,  三 四, had previously played for the nation team for  一 三 years. The former captain competed in the Southeast Asian Games six times. She last played for Việt Nam at the VTV Cup in  二0 一 三.

“We selected Huệ because of her outstanding performance during the first leg of the  二0 一 六 national volleyball championships,” said Lê Trí Trường, general secretary of the Việt Nam Federation of Volleyball.

With the return of Huệ, Việt Nam aim to finish in the event’s top five.

Việt Nam are in Group A with Iran, Chinese Taipei and Thailand. Group B consists of Kazakhstan, South Korea, China and Japan.

Huệ recalled to national volleyball team

The pool stage will be held from September  一 四 to  一 六.

Việt Nam face Iran in the curtain-raiser, followed by matches between Thailand and Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan and Japan in addition to China and South Korea.

The event’s winner will represent Asia at the  二0 一 七 World Cup.

China claimed the title in  二00 八,  二0 一0 and  二0 一 四, and are favourites for the prestigious biennial tournament. Việt Nam’s best result in the competition was fourth in Kazakhstan in  二0 一 二. — VNS