VBA 2022 includes 7 teams competing from 21.66, expected to end on 6/9. On the evening of August 10, the group stage of VBA 2022 went to the 37th match. With the Hanoi Buffaloes’ 77-69 victory over Nha Trang Dolphins, the situation of the 2022 VBA group stage officially ended. Accordingly, the 4 semi-finalists are Saigon Heat, Ho Chi Minh City Wings, Nha Trang Dolphins and Hanoi Buffaloes. The 3 teams that had to stop were Thang Long Warriors, Cantho Catfish, and Danang Dragons.
Nguyen Thanh Dat (left) and Nha Trang Dolphins won the right to enter the semi-finals of the VBA for the first time
To celebrate the early ticket to the next round, the players of the teams had fun sharing activities with friends and fans. Among the four semi-finalists, the defending champion Saigon Heat is the first team to be sure to continue when it has remained at the top of the table for many weeks. To share this joy, thrower Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh “played” to give away jerseys and received a lot of attention.
Phu Vinh of Saigon Heat donates shirts to fans
For Le Ngoc Tu, the scorer at VBA also spread the joy of reaching the semi-finals with his familiar team by organizing a mini-game to give away tickets to the next match of Ho Chi Minh City Wings.
“I was so happy to be in the semi-finals (play-off), so Ngoc Tu decided to open a ticket for you on Friday 12/8 between Ho Chi Minh City Wings and Saigon Heat. Start with 2 Standard 2 tickets. I will randomly dial and announce the winner”, Ngoc Tu announced.
Le Ngoc Tu of Ho Chi Minh City Wings gave a ticket to celebrate his achievement in the semi-finals
Nguyen Thanh Dat expressed his excitement when Nha Trang Dolphins reached the semi-finals. Because, in the latest season (VBA Premier Bubble Games 2021), the representative of the coastal city lost all matches. The spectacular return of the youngest team VBA (founded in 2020) made Dat “Doc” unable to hide his excitement.
“When Nha Trang wants me and says we will play in the semi-finals, I will answer: no matter what, I will play great games for the Nha Trang Dolphins. Sorry everyone, being in the semi-finals after last year’s white loss season was a bit of a joy,” Nguyen Thanh Dat shared.
Shane Henry and Hanoi Buffaloes won the last ticket to the semi-finals of VBA 2022
At last night’s victory of Hanoi Buffaloes, when asked about the next goal in the remaining matches after winning tickets to continue, foreign soldier Shane Henry replied that he wanted to celebrate with his teammates first, and then later. think about future plans.
“We played together. Everyone, everyone is ready to stand up to win. The goal of rising above the better position on the rankings is not so important right now. First of all, we will enjoy the joy of this win as well as reaching the semi-finals. Everything else will be counted later,” said Shane Henry.