Thai NT 2019

  • And the secret advantage of a tall setter is ... ?


    They both look kind of husky and slow to me. Not sure that's going to help.


    This is a weird story

    Anytime you get a tall setter is generally a good thing (especially if the next available setter is just 5'5). The question really is how well are they going to be able to adapt to the system.

  • And the secret advantage of a tall setter is ...

    blocking, for one...


    in women's VB, i think the tallest setters i've heard of are rondon (187 cm?, ITA NT setter), also i think DOM, GER and NED has had such tall setters (close to 189?). i'm sure lang ping will find one soon.


    in men's game, it's insane, there's been setters that are 203 cm tall (6'8). AUS has a setter that is 205 cm (dosanjh).

  • blocking, for one...


    in women's VB, i think the tallest setters i've heard of are rondon (187 cm?, ITA NT setter), also i think DOM, GER and NED has had such tall setters (close to 189?). i'm sure lang ping will find one soon.


    in men's game, it's insane, there's been setters that were 203 cm tall (6'8). AUS has a setter that tall (dosanjh).

    Yes, Femke Stoltenborg is 189 cm tall

  • Hello, please can someone explain me why Supreme Chonburi didn't insert Ajcharaporn Kongyot in the list for 1st part of Thai League? They wrote something on their facebook page, but translation with google translate is very poor.

    They said her condition is not 100% recovered. They also expect her to be used in the OQ match this January. So they want to use the first leg period as a rehabilitation period for her to gain her strength back and recover as it’s better for her in long term. They said this happens a lot for NT team players at the beginning of the season.


    I think it’s also because they exceed the number of NT quota with PJ, Wilavan, and Piyanuch on the list. If Acharaporn comes back in 2nd leg, one of them has to go.

  • They just announced the roster for VTL2020 this year and there’s a couple interesting points.


    - Nootsara and Acharaporn are not on the list of any teams. Acharaporn with the above reason. For Nootsara, either she’s resting in the first leg or she’s going aboard.


    - For the big teams, only KhonKaen doesn’t hire any foreigners. Even 3BB gets 2 South American players this season. Both MB though which is interesting as I think what they really need is a setter ^^”


    - Supreme made an offer to Thompson. We all know she’s going to Fenerbahçe this season so it’s obvious she declined the offer. However, the fact that they have that kind of money and willing to hire this level of players is a good sign for VTL (I think).

    - Dear (the girl with 19x cm) is on the list of players this year. So we can see how she’s now if you’re interested :)


  • - Dear (the girl with 19x cm) is on the list of players this year. So we can see how she’s now if you’re interested :)

    if it's the teen i'm thinking of, supposedly she is currently 202 cm. Anyway, I hope they use her as either MB or OP instead of an OH. She still has a LOT to improve on, but at least she will be getting a taste of higher level competition and if she shows potential, who knows what the future might hold for her....gold luck girl. Su Su!

  • MKJ any news of Hattaya's current status?


    on a different note, from the recent SEA games, Thatdao is back to doing her slides again, YAY! this will give her a more diverse attacking option other than just in front of the setter. And another thing I notice about when she attacks a quick in front of the setter, if she gets a ball a bit further from the net, she doesn't get blocked as often, but if it's rather close to the net, she gets blocked more easily and doesn't get a good swing either.....

  • MKJ any news of Hattaya's current status?


    on a different note, from the recent SEA games, Thatdao is back to doing her slides again, YAY! this will give her a more diverse attacking option other than just in front of the setter. And another thing I notice about when she attacks a quick in front of the setter, if she gets a ball a bit further from the net, she doesn't get blocked as often, but if it's rather close to the net, she gets blocked more easily and doesn't get a good swing either.....

    From what I heard, Hattaya is still recovering. She won’t be playing in OQ and isn’t listed in any team in VTL.


    Yes. Thatdao’s back doing her thing. She used to do the slides a lot before the injury. It’s a good sign :)

  • Thailand Volleyball Association just announced the roster for Asian OQ. It's basically the same list as the one from SEAGames.


    1. Wilavan Apinyapong

    2. Tichakorn Boonlert

    3. Pornpun Guedpard

    4. Malika Kanthong

    5. Pimpichaya Kokram

    6. Ajcharaporn Kongyot

    7. Chatchuon Moksri

    8. Watchareeya Nuanjam

    9. Thatdao Nuekjang

    10. Piyanuch Pannoy

    11. Yupa Sanitklang

    12. Onuma Sittirak

    13. Pluemjit Thinkaow

    14. Nootsara Tomkom

  • I hope Ajcharaporn is in form by now? She wasn't as we saw during the SEA games.


    Poor Hattaya, wished she was well enough to help the team out.


    Good luck girls! Everybody needs to be on their A game, keep focus on the main goal and fight till the last point like they always do. Su Su!