Sunday, May 8, 2016

Volleyball: Philippines to host its first-ever Women’s Club World Championship

Manila, Philippines, May 8, 2016 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and Eventcourt have announced that the Philippine capital, Manila, will be the host of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship 2016, which will take place from October 18 to 23.

The secret was unveiled in Manila on Sunday after having considered numerous bid applications.

“This is a historic moment for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship and to break new ground with the Philippines is very pleasing,” FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graça F° said. “The Philippines has a great tradition of hosting international women’s volleyball and now joins a long list of prestigious hosts of the FIVB’s signature women’s club event, providing a new opportunity for Philippine’s volleyball and its passionate fans to once again embrace international women’s volleyball and enjoy it.”

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