‘Watsons’ 2010 FIVB World Grand Prix Press Conference

Hong Kong 30 April, 2010 – The Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, China (VBAHK) held a press conference to announce the title sponsor and preparation for the 2010 FIVB World Grand Prix – HK Leg which will be taken place from 20 – 22 August, 2010.

The press conference began with speech by VIPs, revealing the four teams of HK Leg and finished after a kick off ceremony. Mr. Victor Hui, SBS, JP, President of VBAHK said “VBAHK is most happy to be able to acquire the support of “Watsons” as the Title Sponsor for this year’s tournament…their involvement in this year’s tournament would certainly give added prestigious to the event and enhance Hong Kong as the “Asia’s World Sports City”.”

HK Pool highlights the competition between China, Thailand, Germany and USA before the final round in Ningbo, China from 25 – 29 August. USA will be hoping to improve on their ninth place finish in last year’s competition, whilst new China coach Wang Baoquan will be hoping to change her country’s fortune. Elsewhere, Germany will be looking to add to their third-place finish at last year’s tournament.

As in previous years, a series of promotional activities will be organized around the World Grand Prix stage, including the popular “Mini-soft Volleyball Competition” in shopping mall. VAHK will also partner the New Method College to organzie the “Demo Clinic of The China Women’s National Volleyball Team”.

Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, China would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who are supporting this event including the Leisure & Cultural Services Department for their venue and subvention, Television Broadcasts Limited for their production as well as the commercial sector of the community for their generous sponsorship.