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ACCH W: Tianjin survive strong challenge from fighting Taipei

by WoV
source: fivb.org; Photo: fivb.org

Chinese powerhouses Bohai Bank Tianjin fought off an unexpectedly strong challenge Sunday from Taipei, to continue their invincible run in the “17th Princess Cup” Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship.

Tianjin and Taipei fight for ball over net

Tianjin and Taipei

On the penultimate day of the group round-robin preliminaries of the annual competition, Tianjin overcame Taipei in a hard-fought four-set thriller with a magnificent come-from-behind 3-1 (24-26, 25-19, 25-15, 25-18) victory in Pool B.

Also winning in the same pool on Sunday were Kazakhstan’s Zhetyssu, which outclassed PLDT of the Philippines in straight sets 3-0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-21). India’s  KSEB tasted its first victory in the championship, following their convincing 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-9) win over Singapore’s VAS. Hosts Nakhonratchasima went down in a closely-contested 3-2 (16-25 23-25 25-20 25-20 10-15) encounter in a grueling 122 minutes match against Thong Tin Lienvietpostbank of Vietnam.

For more articles about this competition click on Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship 2014.

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