Opportunity for Khanh Hoa table tennis

Thursday, 29/10/2020, 13:59 [GMT+7]

Opportunity for Khanh Hoa table tennis

With the participation of a large number of strong players and teams from over the country, the 2020 national table tennis tournament for strong teams, which is taking place in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, is expected to be a good opportunity for Khanh Hoa’s table tennis players to enrich their achievements and create conditions for young players to learn experience.
 
The tournament kicked off at Khanh Hoa Provincial Sports Arena (33 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Nha Trang) on October 26, jointly organized by Khanh Hoa Provincial Department of Culture and Sports and Vietnam Table Tennis Federation. This is a large-scale tournament following the national championship held in Ho Chi Minh City last July with more than 200 male and female players of 22 teams namely Hanoi, Hanoi T-T, VICEM HT Hai Duong, Police, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Army, Tien Giang, etc.
 
 
Excellent athlete of Hai Duong Province, Nguyen Xuan Hien, is playing for Khanh Hoa
Excellent athlete of Hai Duong Province, Nguyen Xuan Hien, is playing for Khanh Hoa
 
Table tennis is one out of five key sports of Khanh Hoa. However, Khanh Hoa’s table tennis is still in the progress of building force from young players. Therefore, this year’s national table tennis tournament for strong teams in Nha Trang is considered a good opportunity for the provincial team to maintain their position as a strong table tennis team in Vietnam as well as to create an opportunity for their young players to accumulate competition experience at a nation-level tournament.
 
Under head coach and also veteran player Doan Kien Quoc, Khanh Hoa team had prepared players to compete for medals in five out of seven events of the 2020 tournament, including men's team, men's singles, women's singles, and mixed doubles. To Duc Hoang and Nguyen Xuan Hien are the two most outstanding players of Khanh Hoa.
 
However, according to a coach of Khanh Hoa team, it is not easy to get medals at this tournament. Khanh Hoa is in Group A with VICEM HT Hai Duong and Tien Giang, who have many quality players. To Duc Hoang, Nguyen Xuan Hien and Nguyen Duc Thai Ha of Khanh Hoa had a tense match with the players of Tien Giang when they met in men’s team event on October 26. Finally, Khanh Hoa players overcome Tien Giang at the score of 3-1. On October 27, Tien Giang conceded their second defeat as they lost to VICEM HT Hai Duong 1-3.
 
Reportedly, the events of men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles will take place the final match of men’s team. The tournament ends on October 31.
 
An Nhien
Translated by H.N