Nhan Dan – The first National Women's Volleyball Strong Clubs Championship 2011 for the 'Golden Heart' Cup began at the Dak Nong provincial sports gymnasium on August 24.
The tournament has drawn the participation of over 100 players on six teams across the country, including Quang Ninh Coal, Tien Nong Thanh Hoa, Vietinbank, Phu Rieng Rubber, VTV Binh Dien Long An and VietsovPetro.
Tien Nong Thanh Hoa defeated Phu Rieng Rubber 3-1 and Quang Ninh Coal lost to Vietsovpetro 0-3 in two matches that took place before the tournament opened.
A VND 20 million prize will be awarded to the champions, while the second and third place teams will receive VND 15 million and 10 million respectively.
The tournament, co-organised by ASEAN C&C Company and the Dak Nong provincial People’s Committee, will last until August 30.