Vietnam 's female sepak takraw squad defeated Japan 0-3 (15-6, 15-7, 15-9) in their first match at the International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) Super Series in Indonesia on Feb. 23.

They will next meet Indonesia , another Group B rival.

This is the second round of the tournament, which has attracted 12 male and eight female teams.

In the first round last July in Thailand , Vietnam lost 0-3 to the hosts in the semi-finals, but then overcame Japan 3-0 to take third place.

The third round will take place in Singapore from May 3-6. The top teams of each round will compete in the finals from June 28 to July 1 in Thailand.-VNA