Evergrande wins Asian women's club volleyball championship title
Updated: 2013-05-07 16:46
Members of the Guangdong Evergrande Women's Volleyball Club pose for a group photo after winning the AVC Club Volleyball Championship in Dac Lac, Vietnam, on May 5, 2013. [Photo/sports.sina.com]
Mighty Guangdong Evergrande overpowers Zhetyssu of Kazakhstan 3-1 to take their maiden Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship (AVC) title in Sunday's final in Dac Lac, Vietnam.
Debutantes Guangdong Evergrande Women's Volleyball Club, led by newly-appointed Chinese national team coach Lang Ping, beat the in-form Zhetyssu 25-18, 25-17, 23-25, 25-16, conceding just one set in the week-long tournament.
With the champion's title, Evergrande will represent Asia to take part in the FIVB Club World Championship slated in October in Zurich of Switzerland, becoming the second Chinese team to have the qualification after Tianjin Bridgestone team.