well, 2 years ago, JPN didn't bother to send its top team, and this time, it's CHN.
Well it will be hard to beat China's A team so why not send in lesser team to get some training? This time China's A team is out so everyone else will send their best lineup in order to get the title. I am surprised that Korea has never won AVC. Biggest opportunity right now with China sending a random team due to scheduling conflict.