Vietnam team keeps bid for fifth spot alive with straight-sets win over Chinese Taipei squad
Minh Do Thi and the Vietnamese squad look to salvage fifth spot. 

BINAN —  Thongtin Lien Viet Post Bank of Vietnam advanced to the battle for fifth place after it turned back T. Grand of Chinese Taipei, 25-14, 25-15, 25-14, in the classification for 5th to 8th of the 2016 AVC Asian Women’s Club Championship in Saturday at Alonte Sports Arena here.

Team captain Thi Minh Do finished with 17 points, from 14 kills, for Thongtin Lien Viet Post Bank, while Nu Ly Linh Tran Ton had 14, Thu Trang Tan added 11 markers.

Vietnam scored 39 kills and limited its errors to nine in a match that took 69 minutes to finish.

Thongtin Lien Viet Post Bank will take on Sarmayeh Bank of Iran in the battle for fifth on Sunday.

Skipper Chiu Ya Hui Chiu scored 13 points Chinese Taipei, which was relegated to the battle for seventh spot against Foton Pilipinas.

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