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PH to host Asian beach volleyball tournament in Laguna

ph to host asian beach volleyball tournament in laguna

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The 46-team Smart Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Beach Tour Nuvali Open will be held at Nuvali Sand Courts in Santa Rosa, Laguna, from April 4 to 7.

It is the country’s second major international tournament since the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Challenge in December.

The Philippine team under Brazilian coach Joao Luciano Kiodai and Mayi Molit-Prochina is composed of four pairs, namely Gen Eslapor and Kly Orillaneda, Alexa Polidario and Jenny Gaviola, James Buytrago and Rancel Varga, Ranran Abdilla and AJ Pareja.

The women’s division features three teams from Australia, Japan, and Thailand; two from Hong Kong, Singapore, Kazakhstan, and New Zealand; and Indonesia, Macau, and Malaysia.

The men’s division has three teams from Australia, Japan, and Thailand; two each from Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Iran, and New Zealand; and from China, Malaysia, Hongkong, Singapore, and Macau.

“The Philippines has become a destination for both regional [Asia and Southeast Asia] and international volleyball competitions, and we are proud of that distinction, especially because we are world championship host for the first time next year,” Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) president Ramon Suzara said in a statement on Sunday.

Tickets to the Smart AVC Beach Tour Nuvali Open are now available at www.ticketmax.ph, including the day pass worth PHP220.

The 2023 Philippine National Games and Batang Pinoy were also held at the world-class Nuvali Sand Courts.

The AVC Beach Tour is one of six international tournaments the PNVF organizes this year, ahead of the historic FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship 2025.

Nuvali will host the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour-Futures from April 11 to 14 and the Volleyball World Pro Tour Challenge in November.

The other events are the Volleyball Nations League Men’s Week 3 on June 18 to 23, the 5th AVC Challenge Cup for Women in May, and the 4th Southeast Asia V League Week 2 in July.


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