|The Asian Women's U23 Volleyball Championship for Dong Luc Cup will take place from July 13 to 21 in Hanoi (Illustrative photo: VNA)
The organizing board told a press conference on Thursday that the teams are from Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Kazakhstan, Macao, Maldives, New Zealand, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and host Vietnam.
They will play in the round-robin format in the group stage and in the knockout format starting the semi-finals. The tourney is expected to help young talents to improve their skills and bolster cooperation, friendship and solidarity among the volleyball federations. The event is designed to help Vietnamese players to prepare for the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in the Philippines later this year.