(Sports News, SEA Games Volleyball News 31) With the enthusiastic cheers from the fans at home in Quang Ninh, the girls of the Vietnam women’s volleyball team have reproduced the remarkable results that a few years ago. 11 years they did it when they faced the strongest team in Southeast Asia.
After two wins against Indonesia (3-1) and Malaysia (3-0), the Vietnamese women’s volleyball team entered their third match in the round-robin match when they faced the top team. and also the reigning SEA Games champion Thailand.
Vietnam women’s volleyball team (dark blue shirt) played well and had a historic victory set against Thailand in the SEA Games
Although they entered the game well when they scored the first 3 points in the first set, coach Thai Thanh Tung’s students still had difficulties with the fast and methodical fighting style of the great rival. The Thai women’s team, with “explosives” like Chatchu-on Moksri and Pimpichaya Kokram, had important points to help the guests win 25-18 in the first set.
In the second set, before the enthusiastic cheers of a large number of fans at Dai Yen gymnasium (Quang Ninh province), the Vietnamese women’s team played “makeover”. Our pillars like Tran Thi Thanh Thuy or Hoang Thi Kieu Trinh all played well in the task of attacking, or holding firmly, to make a great contribution to helping the home team win a surprise 25-14 victory over the No. 1 team in Southeast Asia. .
Notably, for the first time in 11 years, the Vietnamese women’s volleyball team won a set against Thailand at a SEA Games. The last time this happened was in the final match for the gold medal at the 26th SEA Games in 2011 in Indonesia when Thailand needed 4 sets to beat us with a score of 21-25, respectively. 25-20, 25-15, 25-14.
Entering the third set, the Vietnamese women’s team only played on par with the opponent at first before losing by 17-25 after a kick out of the field by the 1.93m tall owner Thanh Thuy. In the fourth set, coach Thai Thanh Tung gave Nguyen Thi Bich Tuyen the opportunity and the girl from Vinh Long and Thanh Thuy played impressively with many scoring phases that confused the Thai defense.
Unfortunately, the Vietnamese women’s team “lost breath” at the last minute and accepted to lose 23-25 in this set after the referee determined that Chatchu-On’s tee shot on your team’s side put the ball on the end of the field. In the end, the Thai women’s team won 3-1 (25-18, 14-25, 25-17, 25-23) to consolidate the top spot with 9 points after 3 wins and win the first ticket to the final. conclude.
The Thai women’s team still shows a superior level to us
The Vietnamese women’s volleyball team will follow in the footsteps of the girls of the Golden Temple country to play the gold medal match on May 22 if we beat an opponent under the Philippines in the competition before May 19.
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