Paykan Learns Fate at 2023 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship
- March, 04, 2023 - 17:19
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Paykan learned its rivals at the 2023 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship.
The Iranian team has been drawn with teams from Vietnam, Chinese Taipei and Japan in Pool A.
Kazakhstan, Thailand, China, Mongolia and Hong Kong are in Pool B.
The competition will be held in Vietnam from April 25 to May 2.
The Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship, previously the AVC Cup Women's Club Tournament (between 1999 and 2002), is an annual continental club volleyball competition organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), the sport's continental governing body.
The competition was first contested in 1999 in Thailand. It was not held in 2003 and 2020 due to 2002–2004 SARS outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic respectively.
The winner of the Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship qualifies for the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship.
Tianjin Bohai Bank holds the record for most victories, winning the competition five times. Teams from China have won the tournament eight times, the most for any nation. The current Asian club champions is Kuanysh, who defeated Altay (3–2) in the final of the 2022 event.